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gender script

a temporally organized, gender-related sequence of events. Stereotypically female gender scripts may include doing laundry or preparing dinner in the kitchen, whereas stereotypically male scripts may include building a birdhouse or barbecuing. See also script.

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depressant

depressant

1. adj. having the quality of diminishing or retarding a function or activity of a body system or organ.

2. n. any agent that has this quality, especially a CNS depressant.