hologynic

hologynic

[hol-uh-jin-ik, -gahy-nik, -jahy-, hoh-luh-]
adjective Genetics.
of or pertaining to a heritable trait appearing only in females (opposed to holandric ).

Origin:
1945–50; holo- + gyn- + -ic

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hologynic hol·o·gyn·ic (hŏl'ə-jĭn'ĭk, -gī'nĭk, hō'lə-)
adj.
Relating to or being a trait passed only to successive generations of females.

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