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ho·lan·dric (hō-lăn′drĭk, hŏ-)
Relating to a trait encoded by a gene or genes specific to the Y-chromosome and therefore occurring only in males.
holandric (hɒˈlændrɪk; həʊ-)
(Genetics) genetics carried or located on a Y-chromosome, therefore passed on genetically from father to son
hol•an•dric (hɒˈlæn drɪk, hoʊ-)
of or pertaining to a heritable trait appearing only in males (opposed to hologynic
- + Greek andrikós
s. of anḗr
man + -ikos -ic
References in periodicals archive
The simplest and most immediately obvious case would be when we're interested in a holandric
(Y-chromosome) fetal locus.
Male funnels: Two pairs of funnels, indicating holandric
nature of this species, and not proandric as is stated by Beddard (1907: 281) and Michaelsen (1907: 8); the first pair much larger than second, both closely connected with seminal vesicle.
His finger landed on HOLANDRIC
, a word I'd never heard of.
(male funnels in segments 10 and 11), enclosed or free, posterior pair usually smaller than anterior.