sex-limited

sex-limited

[seks-lim-i-tid]
adjective Genetics.
(of a gene character) expressed in one sex only.

Origin:
1905–10

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sex-limited
 
adj
genetics of or designating a character or the gene producing it that appears in one sex only

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sex-limited adj.

  1. Occurring or appearing only in one sex. Used of a genetic character or phenotype.

  2. Having a sex-limited character or phenotype.

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