holandric

[ ho-lan-drik, hoh- ]
/ hɒˈlæn drɪk, hoʊ- /

adjective Genetics.

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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Medical definitions for holandric

holandric
[ hō-lăndrĭk, hŏ- ]

adj.

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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