sex linked


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Referring to traits or diseases associated with the X or Y chromosome. Sex-linked diseases are generally much more common in men

sex linked

X-linked, see there.
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The subsequent fowls were certainly better layers than the parent stock and also had the advantage that they were sex linked, which means that you could tell the sex of the young chicks as soon as they hatched out.
Many fairly common non-epileptic neurological disorders are located on the X chromosome ("sex linked").
While some forms of color blindness are sex linked, this one isn't.