hologynic

[ hol-uh-jin-ik, -gahy-nik, -jahy-, hoh-luh- ]

adjectiveGenetics.
  1. of or relating to a heritable trait appearing only in females (opposed to holandric).

Origin of hologynic

1
First recorded in 1945–50; holo- + gyn- + -ic

Words Nearby hologynic

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