(chem) another word for hexavalent
noun, Informal. 1. a young woman who is sexy and coquettish. sex kitten
adjective 1. having or seeming to have no sex; neuter. 2. having or seeming to have no sexual desires. 3. having no sex appeal; sexually uninteresting. adjective 1. having or showing no sexual differentiation 2. having no sexual desires 3. sexually unattractive
adjective, Genetics. 1. (of a gene character) expressed in one sex only. adjective 1. (genetics) of or designating a character or the gene producing it that appears in one sex only sex-limited adj. Occurring or appearing only in one sex. Used of a genetic character or phenotype. Having a sex-limited character or phenotype.
- Sex-limited inheritance
sex-limited inheritance n. Inheritance in which a trait or phenotype is expressed in one sex only, as in hemophilia A.