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Dictionary entry overview: What does sex-linked mean?
• SEX-LINKED (adjective)
The adjective SEX-LINKED has 1 sense:
1. concerning characteristics that are determined by genes carried on the sex chromosomes (on the X chromosome in particular)
Familiarity information: SEX-LINKED used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Concerning characteristics that are determined by genes carried on the sex chromosomes (on the X chromosome in particular)
Relational adjectives (pertainyms)
sex linkage (an association between genes in sex chromosomes that makes some characteristics appear more frequently in one sex than in the other)
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