sex-linkage
noun Date: 1912 the quality or state of being sex-linked

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  • Sex linkage — is the phenotypic expression of an allele that is related to the chromosomal sex of the individual. This mode of inheritance is in contrast to the inheritance of traits on autosomal chromosomes, where both sexes have the same probability of… …   Wikipedia

  • sex linkage — n. Genetics the phenomenon by which inherited characters are determined by genes carried on one of the sex chromosomes and are consequently linked with the sex of an individual sex linked [seks′liŋkt′] adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • sex linkage — n. Genetics the phenomenon by which inherited characters are determined by genes carried on one of the sex chromosomes and are consequently linked with the sex of an individual sex linked [seks′liŋkt′] adj …   English World dictionary

  • sex linkage — sex linkage. См. сцепление с полом. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • sex linkage — noun an association between genes in sex chromosomes that makes some characteristics appear more frequently in one sex than in the other • Hypernyms: ↑organic phenomenon * * * sex linkage noun • • • Main Entry: ↑sex …   Useful english dictionary

  • sex-linkage — sex′ link age n. gen an association between genes in sex chromosomes such that the characteristics determined by these genes appear more frequently in one sex than in the other • Etymology: 1910–15 …   From formal English to slang

  • sex-linkage — sex link·age .liŋk ij n the quality or state of being sex linked …   Medical dictionary

  • sex-linkage — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun : the quality or state of being sex linked * * * /seks ling kij/, n. Genetics. an association between genes in sex chromosomes such that the characteristics determined by these genes appear more frequently in one sex than in… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sex-linkage — /seks ling kij/, n. Genetics. an association between genes in sex chromosomes such that the characteristics determined by these genes appear more frequently in one sex than in the other. [1910 15] * * * …   Universalium

  • sex linkage — Referring to genes present on one of the sex chromosomes, thus genetically linked to the sex of the individual …   Glossary of Biotechnology

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