from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Carried by a sex chromosome, especially an X chromosome. Used of genes.
- adj. Sexually determined. Used especially of inherited traits.
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- adj. concerning characteristics that are determined by genes carried on the sex chromosomes (on the X chromosome in particular)
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