the condition in which the males and females in a species are morphologically different, as with many birds.
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- sexual abuse,
- sexual deviation,
- sexual dwarf,
- sexual generation,
- sexual harassment,
- sexual infantilism,
- sexual intercourse
Origin of sexual dimorphism
First recorded in 1885–90
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biology differences in appearance between the males and females of a species
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The physical differences between male and female individuals that arise as a consequence of sexual maturation, including the secondary sex characteristics.
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