sex-influenced inheritance

n.

Inheritance that is autosomal but has a different intensity of expression in the two sexes, as that manifested in male pattern baldness.

Nearby words

  1. sex work,
  2. sex worker,
  3. sex-,
  4. sex-and-shopping,
  5. sex-influenced,
  6. sex-limited,
  7. sex-limited inheritance,
  8. sex-linkage,
  9. sex-linked,
  10. sex-linked character


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