secondary sex determination
Glossary of "Life (9th ed.)" by Sadava et al. (2011)
- Formation of secondary sexual characteristics (i.e., those other than gonads), such as external sex organs and body hair. (Contrast with primary sex determination.)
- Sadava, D., Hillis, D. M., Heller, H. C. & Berenbaum, M. R. 2011. Life: The Science of Biology, 9th ed. -xliv + 1266 pp. Sinauer Associates, Inc., Sunderland.