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XYY syndrome

a chromosomal anomaly discovered in 1961 and initially believed to predispose males to aggression and violence. The theory was modified when XYY anomalies were found among normal males. Also called double-Y condition.

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June 17th 2024

CF

CF

1. abbreviation for characteristic frequency. See tuning curve.

2. abbreviation for cumulative frequency.