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Carry the something chromosome

carry the something chromosome

verb phrase

To have the characteristics indicated: My husband, who knows I carry the restaurant chromosome, suggested that I get up on the steel catwalk that ran along one long wall to make atoast

[1990s+; fr the X and Y chromosomes that determine sexual and hence other characteristics]


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