x-linked dominant inheritance
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x-link·ed dom·i·nant in·her·i·tance(lingkt dom'i-nănt in-her'i-tăns)
A type of genetic disorder in which one copy of the gene will allow the disorder to occur.
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X-linked dominant inheritance
The inheritance of a trait by the presence of a single gene on the X chromosome in a male or female, passed from an affected female who has the gene on one of her X chromosomes.
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