Taboo and Genetics eBook

This eBook from the Gutenberg Project consists of approximately 190 pages of information about Taboo and Genetics.

Only within the past few years have the general phenomena of intersexuality been cleared up to any considerable extent—­naturally on the basis of the secretory explanation of sex.  This secretory or endocrine idea has also given us an entirely new view of sex differences.  These are best discussed as functional rather than as structural.  To correlate this material, we must next give a rude sketch of the quantitative theory of sex.


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Intersexes in moths; Bird intersexes; Higher metabolism of males; Quantitative difference between sex factors; Old ideas of intersexuality; Modern surgery and human intersexes; Quantitative theory a Mendelian explanation; Peculiar complication in the case of man; Chemical life cycles of the sexes; Functional-reproductive period and the sex problem; Relative significance of physiological sex differences.

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