Sex-linked character



sex-linked character n.
An inherited character determined by a sex-linked gene.

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  • Sex-linked gene

    sex-linked gene n. A gene located on a sex chromosome, usually the X-chromosome.

  • Sex-linked inheritance

    sex-linked inheritance n. Inheritance that may result from a mutant gene located on either the X- or Y-chromosome.



  • Sex-linked trait

    sex-linked trait definition A trait associated with a gene that is carried only by the male or female parent. Note: In humans, the gene for colorblindness is carried by the X-chromosome.

  • Sex-object

    noun 1. a person viewed as being of little interest or merit beyond the potential for providing sexual gratification. noun 1. a person viewed or treated as a means of obtaining sexual gratification



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