hologynic


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hol·o·gyn·ic

 (hŏl′ə-gī′nĭk, -jĭn′ĭk, hō′lə-)
adj.
Passing to successive generations only in females: a hologynic hereditary trait.
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hologynic

(ˌhɒləˈdʒɪnɪk; ˌhɒləˈdʒaɪnɪk)
adj
(Genetics) genetics carried or located on an X-chromosome, therefore passed on genetically from mother to daughter
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hol•o•gyn•ic

(ˌhɒl əˈdʒɪn ɪk, -ˈgaɪ nɪk, ˌhoʊ lə-)

adj.
of or pertaining to a heritable trait appearing only in females (opposed to holandric).
[1945–50; holo- + Greek gyn(ḗ) woman, female (compare -gynous) + -ic]
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