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Related to hologynic: polygenic
hol·o·gyn·ic(hŏl′ə-gī′nĭk, -jĭn′ĭk, hō′lə-)
Passing to successive generations only in females: a hologynic hereditary trait.
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(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-)
of or pertaining to a heritable trait appearing only in females (opposed to holandric).
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