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transmitted by genes on the X chromosome; see also X-linked gene.
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.
Of, relating to, or characterized by genes located on the X chromosome.
X-linkedSex 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.
Pertaining to genes borne on the X chromosome. Commonly but erroneously used synonymously with sex-linked, which would also comprise Y-linked traits.
X-linkedPertaining 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.
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.
Pertaining to genes borne on the X chromosome.
traits transmitted by genes on the X chromosome; sex-linked; the categories are X-linked dominant, X-linked recessive.
see Bruton's agammaglobulinemia.
sex-linked, e.g. coat color in cats, hemophilia.