X-linked

adjective \ ˈeks-ˌliŋkt \

Definition of X-linked

: located on an X chromosome
  • an X-linked gene
; also : transmitted by an X-linked gene
  • an X-linked disease

First Known Use of x-linked

1989

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X-linked

adjective

medical Definition of X-linked

: located on an X chromosome
  • an X-linked gene
; also : transmitted by an X-linked gene
  • an X-linked disease

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