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1. Heterogametic sex
The gender which has two different sex chromosome s. For example: In humans, the male is heterogametic because he is XY (has an X chromosome and a Y chromosome ). In birds, the female is heterogametic because she is WZ (has a W chromosome and a Z chromosome ). Compare homogametic sex .

2. Heterogametic sex
The sex with two different chromosomes , such as males in humans and Drosophila.