sex-linked


sex–linked

adjective \-ˌliŋ(k)t\

Definition of SEX-LINKED

1
:  located on a sex chromosome <a sex–linked gene>
2
:  mediated by a sex-linked gene <a sex–linked character>

First Known Use of SEX-LINKED

1912

sex–linked

adjective    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SEX–LINKED

1
: located in a sex chromosome <a sex–linked gene>
2
: mediated by a sex-linked gene <a sex–linked character>

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