Webster dictionary sexism
Another significant hormone in sexual differentiation is the Anti-müllerian hormone, which inhibits development of the Müllerian ducts.
Male life expectancy is slightly lower than female life expectancy, although the difference has narrowed in recent years.
Sometimes gender scholars will use the phrase "hegemonic masculinity" to distinguish the most dominant form of masculinity from other variants.
The Old English form had a default meaning of "adult male" (which was the exclusive meaning of wer), though it could also signify a person of unspecified gender.
The closely related Old English pronoun man was used just as it is in Modern German to designate "one" (e. The Old English form is derived from Proto-Germanic *mannz, "human being, person", which is also the etymon of German Mann "man, husband" and man "one" (pronoun), Old Norse maðr, and Gothic manna.
The term secondary sexual characteristics denotes all other sexual distinctions that play indirect roles in uniting sperm and eggs.
Secondary sexual characteristics include everything from the specialized male and female features of the genital tract, to the brilliant plumage of male birds or facial hair of humans, to behavioral features such as courtship.