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supermale

[′sü·pər‚māl]
(genetics)
In Drosophila, a male with one X chromosome and three or more sets of autosomes, resulting in sterility and generally early death.
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We considered this might due to that the XYY patients have an increased incidence of diploid spermatozoa than the XXY patients.[17] Attention should be paid to the patients with 47, XYY syndrome in the clinic when performing with IVF/ICSI as they might have more abnormal embryos.
It could be that the forbidden fruit, conceivably a generic term for other toxic materials or chemicals (e.g., alcohol taken by the pregnant mother) could have damaged the embryo or fetus, or a virus present on the fruit (such as the German measles virus) could have infected the growing embryo, or there might have been something sparking a genetic aberration such as Down's syndrome (earlier known as Mongolism), or more likely a chromosomal aberration called the XYY Syndrome which, although it generally features normal individuals, sometimes presents as tall strong men with limited intelligence and social instability.
1975) (examining evidence of XYY syndrome as biological cause of deviant behavior).