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primary sex characteristic

noun, Anatomy.
any of the body structures directly concerned in reproduction, as the testes, ovaries, and external genitalia.
Also called primary sex character. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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primary sex character in Medicine

primary sex character n.
Any of various anatomical structures, such as the testes or ovaries, concerned directly with reproduction.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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