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Medical Dictionary


adj ho·lo·gy·nic
\ˌhō-lə-ˈjin-ik, ˌhäl-ə-, -ˈgī-nik\

Medical Definition of HOLOGYNIC

:  inherited solely in the female line presumably through transmission as a recessive factor in the nonhomologous portion of the X chromosome—compare holandric
ho·log·y·ny \hō-ˈläj-ə-nē\ noun, plural ho·log·y·nies


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