[ho-lan-drik, hoh-]

adjective Genetics.

of or relating to a heritable trait appearing only in males (opposed to hologynic).

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-]


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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