X-linked dominant inheritance


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Noun1.X-linked dominant inheritance - hereditary pattern in which a dominant gene on the X chromosome causes a characteristic to be manifested in the offspring
hereditary pattern, inheritance - (genetics) attributes acquired via biological heredity from the parents
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Osteopathia striata cranial sclerosis: non-random X-inactivation suggestive of X-linked dominant inheritance. Am J Med Genet.
It generally has an autosomal dominant inheritance, but autosomal recessive and X-linked dominant inheritance have also been reported (4, 6).

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