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[eks-lingkt] /ˈɛksˌlɪŋkt/
adjective, Genetics.
of or relating to a trait controlled by a gene or genes on the X chromosome.
of or relating to a gene on an X chromosome.
Origin of X-linked
First recorded in 1945-50 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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X-linked in Medicine

X-linked adj.
Of, relating to, or characterized by genes situated on the X-chromosome.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
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X-linked in Science
Relating to an inherited trait controlled by a gene on an X-chromosome. Orange fur color is an X-linked trait in cats.
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