- (of a gene character) expressed in one sex only.
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The method of inheritance of two sex-limited characters in the same animal.
This would indicate that the character is partially "sex-limited" (Morgan, 1914d) in its realization.
Sex-limited inheritance of this nature has been carefully worked out in particular cases in Lepidoptera and poultry.
No mental trait has ever been proved to be sex-limited in inheritance, or to exist as a secondary sex character.Vocational Psychology: Its Problems and Methods
Harry L. Hollingworth
However, these books stop where the problems of human life begin and should be supplemented by lessons for sex-limited classes.Sex-education
Maurice Alpheus Bigelow
- genetics of or designating a character or the gene producing it that appears in one sex only
- Occurring or appearing only in one sex. Used of a genetic character or phenotype.
- Having a sex-limited character or phenotype.