X-linked

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X-linked

 [eks´lingkt]
transmitted by genes on the X chromosome; see also X-linked gene.
The probabilities of male relatives being affected and female relatives being carriers of an X-linked recessive disorder. All the daughters of an affected male are obligate carriers. From Mueller and Young, 2001.

X-linked

(linkt),
Pertaining to genes borne on the X chromosome. Avoid confusing this word with sex-linked.

X-linked

(eks´linkt) transmitted by genes on the X chromosome; sex-linked.

X-linked

(ĕks′lĭngkt′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characterized by genes located on the X chromosome.

X-linked

[eks′ lingkt]
pertaining to genes or to the characteristics or conditions they transmit that are carried on the X chromosome. Compare Y-linked. See also sex-linked disorder. X linkage, n.

X-linked

Sex linked Genetics adjective Referring to a mode of transmission in which a trait or gene is linked to the X chromosome and generally expressed only in males. See Gene, Mutation, Sex chromosome.

X-link·ed

(lingkt)
Pertaining to genes borne on the X chromosome. Commonly but erroneously used synonymously with sex-linked, which would also comprise Y-linked traits.

X-linked

Pertaining to genes, or to the effect of genes, situated on the X CHROMOSOME. X-linked disorders are those caused by mutated genes on the X chromosome. They include AGAMMAGLOBULINAEMIA, ALBINISM, ALPORT SYNDROME, Charcot-Marie-Tooth peroneal muscular atrophy, COLOUR BLINDNESS, DIABETES INSIPIDUS, ectodermal dysplasia, glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency, FABRY DISEASE, glycogen storage disease VIII, gonadal dysgenesis, HAEMOPHILIA A, one form of HYDROCEPHALUS, HYPOPHOSPHATAEMIA, ICHTHYOSIS, TURNER'S SYNDROME, one form of mental retardation, Becker and Duchesse MUSCULAR DYSTROPHY, one form of RETINITIS PIGMENTOSA and the TESTICULAR FEMINIZATION SYNDROME.

X-linked

Located on the X chromosome, one of the sex chromosomes. X-linked genes follow a characteristic pattern of inheritance from one generation to the next.

X-link·ed

(lingkt)
Pertaining to genes borne on the X chromosome.

X-linked

traits transmitted by genes on the X chromosome; sex-linked; the categories are X-linked dominant, X-linked recessive.

X-linked agammaglobinemia
see Bruton's agammaglobulinemia.
X-linked trait
sex-linked, e.g. coat color in cats, hemophilia.
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