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Chapter 5 Gender Issues
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Sex and Gender Definitions Sex genetic, anatomical Gender psychosocial meaning of maleness and femaleness Gender Identity subjective sense of being male or female Gender (Sex) Role cultural norms for male and female behavior
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Gender-Identity Formation Typical prenatal differentiation 23 human chromosomes 22 autosomes and 1 sex chromosome Chromosomal sex XX: female XY: male DSS gene on X SRY gene on Y
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Typical Prenatal Differentiation
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Typical Prenatal Differentiation Gonadal sex Ovaries or testes Hormonal sex Estrogens and androgens
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Typical Prenatal Differentiation Internal structures Müllerian duct Males – Vas deferens, seminal vesicles, ejaculatory duct Wolffian duct Females – Fallopian tubes, uterus, inner 1/3 vagina External structures Genital tubercle Clitoris or penis Labioscrotal swelling Labia or scrotum
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Structures
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