sex-linked

adjective
\ ˈseks-ˌliŋ(k)t \

Definition of sex-linked 

1 : located on a sex chromosome a sex-linked gene

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

First Known Use of sex-linked

1912, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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sex-linked

adjective

Medical Definition of sex-linked 

1 : located in a sex chromosome a sex-linked gene

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

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