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Differences between sexes

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created November 19, 2012 at 2:06 AM

All kidding aside, there is a word for this that I'm trying to remember. For example, if a certain drug or supplement has different effects in men and women, it is called _______.

thanks

edit: It's somewhat relevant to the field of scientific research, like a drug may have pleiotropic effects, there's a term I'm looking for that will be used in a peer-reviewed nutrition journal.

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on November 19, 2012
at 05:10 PM

possibly, but I'm pretty sure I saw a word for it in a paper once

64433a05384cd9717c1aa6bf7e98b661

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on November 19, 2012
at 05:09 PM

possibly sexual dimorphism, but there may be another. thanks though

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on November 19, 2012
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like a drug may have pleiotropic effects.....

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on November 19, 2012
at 03:30 PM

i have only ever heard it expressed as gender based differneces in pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics, but i am a highschool drop-out :)

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on November 19, 2012
at 04:45 PM

sexual dimorphism? sex-specific?

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on November 19, 2012
at 05:09 PM

possibly sexual dimorphism, but there may be another. thanks though

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on November 19, 2012
at 09:59 AM

Gender-specific?

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on November 19, 2012
at 06:23 PM

Perhaps youre looking for 'androgenic'?

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on November 19, 2012
at 12:46 PM

April, "sex" and "gender" are not the same thing! Learn yo self! :)

http://www.med.monash.edu.au/gendermed/sexandgender.html

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