Sry

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Translingual[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initialism of sex-determining region Y. From English

Proper noun[edit]

Sry

  1. (biochemistry) the sex-determining region on Y chromosome gene
  2. (biochemistry) the testis determinant factor

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initialism of sex-determining region Y.

Proper noun[edit]

Sry

  1. (biochemistry) the sex-determining region on Y chromosome gene
  2. (biochemistry) the testis determinant factor

Usage notes[edit]

Having Sry can be used to define maleness. Some authorities use the property of having fractional Sry to define what is male. So "being Sry positive", "having Sry" can be used as equivalent to being male.

Synonyms[edit]

(gene):

(factor):