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Heterogametic sex

Definition noun The sex of a species possessing dissimilar sex chromosomes Supplement In humans, the heterogametic sex is... Read More

Gamete

Definition of Gamete What is a gamete? A gamete is the mature reproductive or sex cell that contains a haploid number of... Read More

Homogametic sex

Definition noun The sex of a species possessing similar sex chromosomes Supplement In humans, the homogametic sex is the... Read More

Y-linked inheritance

Definition noun (genetics) Inheritance for genes on the Y chromosome Supplement Sex chromosomes are not only relevant... Read More

Heterogametic

Definition adjective Having more than one kind of sex chromosome (or gamete) Supplement In humans, males are naturally... Read More

Homogametic

Definition adjective Having or producing gametes that possess one type of sex chromosome Supplement In humans, females are... Read More