hologynic


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Related to hologynic: polygenic

hologynic

 [hol″o-jin´ik]
inherited exclusively through the female descent; transmitted through genes located on attached X chromosomes.

hol·o·gyn·ic

(hol'ō-jin'ik),
Related to characters manifest only in females.
[holo- + G. gynē, woman]

hologynic

(hŏl′ə-gī′nĭk, -jĭn′ĭk, hō′lə-)
adj.
Passing to successive generations only in females: a hologynic hereditary trait.

hologynic

[hol′ōjin′ik]
Etymology: Gk, holos + gyne, female
1 referring to genes located on attached X chromosomes.
2 pertaining to traits or conditions transmitted only through the maternal line. Compare holandric.

hol·o·gyn·ic

(hol'ō-jin'ik)
Related to characters manifest only in females.
[holo- + G. gynē, woman]

hologynic

inherited exclusively through the female descent; transmitted through genes located on attached X chromosomes in mammals.