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HY antigen

[eych-wahy] /ˈeɪtʃˈwaɪ/
noun, Immunology
1.
an antigen encoded by a gene on the Y (male) chromosome, active in the development of male structures.
Origin
1975-1980
1975-80; H(uman) Y (chromosome)
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