- The scientific study of all aspects of sex, including differentiation and dimorphism, and, particularly, sexual behavior. [L. sexus, sex, + G. logos, study]
* * *sex·ol·o·gy sek-'säl-ə-jē n, pl -gies the study of sex or of the interaction of the sexes esp. among human beingssex·o·log·i·cal .sek-sə-'läj-i-kəl adj
* * *n.the study of sexual matters, including anatomy, physiology, behaviour, and techniques.
* * *sex·ol·o·gy (sek-solґə-je) [sex-2 + -logy] the study of sex and sexual relations and their evolutionary, physiological, developmental, and sociological aspects.
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