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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Relating to a trait encoded by a gene or genes specific to the Y-chromosome and therefore occurring only in males.

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  • adj. (of a trait) Encoded by genes on the Y chromosome and thus transmitted from father to son

Etymologies

hol(o)- + andr(o)- + -ic.
(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)

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