sex-linkage

noun
sex-link·​age | \ ˈseks-ˌliŋ-kij How to pronounce sex-linkage (audio) \

Definition of sex-linkage

: the quality or state of being sex-linked

First Known Use of sex-linkage

1912, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sex-linkage was in 1912

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“Sex-linkage.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sex-linkage. Accessed 22 Jan. 2021.

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sex-linkage

noun
sex-link·​age | \ -ˌliŋk-ij How to pronounce sex-linkage (audio) \

Medical Definition of sex-linkage

: the quality or state of being sex-linked

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