Definition of sex chromosome in English:
A chromosome involved with determining the sex of an organism, typically one of two kinds. Also called heterochromosome.
- The abnormal behavior of an unidentified sex chromosome has also been reported in D. subobscura.
- The Y chromosome is the male-specific sex chromosome that is passed from father to son in the same way that surnames are passed from father to son.
- It is genetic, but not linked to a sex chromosome like hemophilia, so either parent can pass porphyria on to any child.
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