HY antigen

[ eych-wahy ]
/ ˈeɪtʃˈwaɪ /

noun Immunology.

an antigen encoded by a gene on the Y (male) chromosome, active in the development of male structures.

Origin of HY antigen

1975–80; H(uman) Y (chromosome)
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