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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