sex-influenced


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sex-influenced

 [seks-in´floo-enst]
denoting an autosomal trait that is expressed differently, either in frequency or degree, in males and females, as for example, male-pattern baldness.

sex-in·flu·enced

(seks'in-flū-enst),
Denoting a class of genetic disorders in which the same genotype has differing manifestations in the two sexes; the variation may be rational (for example, breast cancer occurs less frequently in males) or have only empiric support (for example, pattern baldness behaves as a dominant trait in the male and as a recessive trait in the female).
See also: sex-influenced inheritance.

sex-influenced

/sex-in·flu·enced/ (-in´floo-enst) denoting an autosomal trait that is expressed differently, in either frequency or degree, in males and females, as for example, male-pattern baldness.

sex-influenced

pertaining to an autosomal genetic trait, such as pattern baldness or gout, that is expressed in both homozygotes and heterozygotes in one sex but only homozygotes in the other sex. Also called sex-controlled.

sex-in·flu·enced

(seks-in'flū-ĕnst)
Denoting a class of genetic disorders in which the same genotype has differing manifestations in the two sexes.
See also: sex-influenced inheritance

sex-in·flu·enced

(seks-in'flū-ĕnst)
Denoting a class of genetic disorders in which the same genotype has differing manifestations in two sexes; variation may be rational (e.g., breast cancer occurs less frequently in males) or have only empiric support (e.g., pattern baldness behaves as a dominant trait in male and as a recessive trait in female).

sex-influenced

denoting an autosomal trait that is expressed differently, either in frequency or degree, in males and females.
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