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.
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
or sexual offender noun 1. a person who has been found guilty of one or more sex crimes.
noun 1. the study of sexual behavior. noun 1. the study of sexual behaviour in human beings sexology sex·ol·o·gy (sěk-sŏl’ə-jē) n. The study of human sexual behavior.