sex-limited

adjective
sex-lim·​it·​ed | \ ˈseks-ˈli-mə-təd How to pronounce sex-limited (audio) \

Definition of sex-limited

: expressed in the phenotype of only one sex

First Known Use of sex-limited

1908, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sex-limited was in 1908

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“Sex-limited.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sex-limited. Accessed 5 Dec. 2020.

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sex-limited

adjective
sex-lim·​it·​ed | \ ˈseks-ˌlim-ət-əd How to pronounce sex-limited (audio) \

Medical Definition of sex-limited

: expressed in the phenotype of only one sex a sex-limited character

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