sex-limited


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sex-limited

 [seks-lim´ĭ-ted]
affecting individuals of one sex only.

sex-lim·it·ed

(seks'lim-i-tĕd),
Occurring in one sex only. See: sex-limited inheritance.

sex-limited

/sex-lim·it·ed/ (-lim´ĭ-ted) denoting a genetic trait exhibited by one sex only, although not determined by an X-linked gene.

sex-limited

(sĕks′lĭm′ĭ-tĭd)
adj.
1. Occurring or appearing only in one sex. Used of a genetic character or phenotype.
2. Having a sex-limited character or phenotype.

sex-limited

pertaining to an autosomal genetic trait that is expressed in only one sex, although the alleles for it may be carried by both sexes. Such traits are typically influenced by hormonal or environmental conditions.

sex-lim·it·ed

(seks-lim'i-tĕd)
Occurring in one sex only.
See also: sex-limited inheritance

sex-limited

affecting individuals of one sex only.