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[ho-lan-drik, hoh-]
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adjective Genetics.
  1. of or relating to a heritable trait appearing only in males (opposed to hologynic).
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Origin of holandric

1925–30; hol- + Greek andrikós masculine, equivalent to andr- (stem of anḗr man) + -ikos -ic
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holandric in Medicine


(hō-lăndrĭk, hŏ-)
  1. Relating to a trait encoded by a gene or genes located on the Y-chromosome and therefore occurring only in males.
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