Unformatted text preview: Chemical Sex Changes? Male and Female Sexual Development Endocrine Disruption Types of Disruptors Environmental Examples Human Implications Summary and Conclusions Some Important Definitions Genotypic sex – defined by the X and Y chromosomes. Phenotypic sex – physical expression of sexual characteristics. Endocrine system – hormones which control many activities, including development, reproduction, and behavior. Xenoestrogen – a foreign chemical with estrogenic properties. Xenoandrogen – a foreign chemical with androgenic propert...
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This note was uploaded on 02/01/2010 for the course ETX etx10 taught by Professor Rontjeerderma during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.
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