X-linked

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X-linked

 (ĕks′lĭngkt′)
adj.
Of, relating to, or characterized by genes located on the X chromosome.

X-linked

(ˈɛksˌlɪŋkt)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a trait controlled by a gene or genes on the Xchromosome.
2. of or pertaining to a gene on an Xchromosome.
[1945–50]

X-linked

(ĕks′lĭngkt′)
Relating to an inherited trait controlled by a gene on an X-chromosome.
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Adj.1.X-linked - relating to genes or characteristics or conditions carried on the X chromosome; "an X-linked mutation"
Translations

X-link·ed

a. rel. a caracteres genéticos que se relacionan con el cromosoma x.
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Complex glycerol kinase deficiency (CGKD) is a contiguous gene deletion syndrome which is inherited as an X-linked trait. CGKD typically develops from partial deletion of the Xp21 chromosomal locus involving the genes responsible for glycerol kinase deficiency (GKD), adrenal hypoplasia congenita (AHC), Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), and others causing various developmental defects.
G6PD deficiency is inherited as an X-linked trait. Most female carriers are asymptomatic (10).
Retinitis pigmentosa may be sporadic (in 40 to 50% of affected patients) or inherited as an autosomal dominant, autosomal recessive, or X-linked trait (2).

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