x chromosome

IPA: ˈɛkskrˈoʊmʌsoʊm

Root Word: X chromosome

noun

  • (genetics) A mammalian sex chromosome. Cells of females have a pair of X chromosomes while cells of males have an X and a Y.

x-chromosome

IPA: zkrˈoʊmʌsoʊm

Root Word: X-chromosome

noun

  • (genetics) Alternative spelling of X chromosome [(genetics) A mammalian sex chromosome. Cells of females have a pair of X chromosomes while cells of males have an X and a Y.]

Examples of "x-chromosome" in Sentences

  • BTW, maybe I have a skewed perspective, but among the people I know and work with, concern about students hasn't been an x-chromosome linked trait.
  • That was inherited, and marked in a twist of desoxyribonucleic acid upon one of his genes; farther up on the same chromosome, the x-chromosome, another gene carried his father's name: Chtexa.

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