SEX-LINKED

a gene that is found on one of the sex chromosomes, usually X or a trait determined by the gene. There are many diseases that are sex linked.

SEX-LINKED: "Hemophilia is a sex-linked disease."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SEX-LINKED," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/sex-linked/ (accessed October 16, 2019).
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