Sex Linkage

Science / Biology / Sex Linkage: The condition in which the inheritance of a sex chromosome is coupled with that of a given gene; e.g., red-green color blindness and hemophilia in humans. Traits located on the X-chromosome.

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Sex Noun Synonyms: gender
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Sextile

Science / Astrology / Sextile: The sixth harmonic, 60°; a major easy aspect considered beneficial and opportune. MORE

Sextuple Meter

Entertainment / Music / Sextuple Meter: Compound metrical pattern of six beats to a measure. (1 - 2 - 3 - 4 - 5 - 6). Notice that each beat subdivides into three rather than two. MORE

Sexual Abuse

Life Style / Adoption / Sexual Abuse: The employment, use, persuasion, inducement, enticement or coercion of any child to engage in, or assist any other person to engage in, any sexually explicit conduct or any simulation of such conduct MORE

Sextet

Entertainment / Music / Sextet: A set of six musicians who perform a composition written for six parts. MORE

Sextain

Life Style / Poetry / Sextain: a stanza or poem or six lines: aaabab: the Robert Burns stanza, ababcc: For example, Shakespeare's Venus and Adonis and William Wordsworth's 'I wandered lonely as a cloud.' aabccb or aabaab: cf. Rime MORE

Sex Linkage

Science / Biology / Sex Linkage: The condition in which the inheritance of a sex chromosome is coupled with that of a given gene; e.g., red-green color blindness and hemophilia in humans. Traits located on the X-chromosome. MORE

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