sex linked


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Referring to traits or diseases associated with the X or Y chromosome. Sex-linked diseases are generally much more common in men

sex linked

X-linked, see there.
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Sex linked or X linked recessive disorders are usually seen in males as they have only one copy of X chromosome.
The subsequent fowls were certainly better layers than the parent stock and also had the advantage that they were sex linked, which means that you could tell the sex of the young chicks as soon as they hatched out.
While some forms of color blindness are sex linked, this one isn't.