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-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).
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