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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Concerning characteristics that are determined by genes carried on the gender chromosomes (on the X chromosome in particular).

Usage examples (35)
  • Instead, Smith chooses to deny the existence of sex-linked traits:
  • » In cats, the calico and tortoiseshell coats are sex-linked traits.
  • This observation indicates that given enough time, dimporhism can be sex-linked.
  • Control of UV-B immunosuppression in the mouse by autosomal and sex-linked factors. for more
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