sex–linked

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adjective \-ˌliŋ(k)t\

Definition of sex–linked

  1. 1 :  located on a sex chromosome a sex–linked gene

  2. 2 :  mediated by a sex-linked gene a sex–linked character

First Known Use of sex–linked

1912


Medical Dictionary

sex–linked

adjective

Medical Definition of sex–linked

  1. 1:  located in a sex chromosome a sex–linked gene

  2. 2:  mediated by a sex-linked gene a sex–linked character


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