X chromosome

A sex chromosome. In mammals paired in females, in amphibia paired in males.

X chromosome

Larger of the two sex chromosomes, the smaller being the Y chromosome. These two chromosomes are involved in sex determination. In humans, whether a person is male or female is determined by the particular combination of the two sex chromosomes in the body cells. In females both the sex chromosomes a...
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X chromosome

[n] - the sex chromosome that is present in both sexes: singly in males and doubly in females
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X chromosome

Human sex chromosome; males have one, females have two
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X chromosome

one of the two sex chromosomes; determines female sex characteristics
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X Chromosome

The female sex chromosome, each female cell containing 2 of them
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X chromosome

X chromosome: A sex chromosome found in both females and males. Normal females usually have two X chromosomes. Normal males usually have one X along with a Y chromosome. The complete chromosome complement consisting of 46 chromosomes is conventionally written as 46,XX for females and 46,XY for males. The X chromosome carries hundreds of genes. Only...
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X chromosome

<genetics> A sex chromosome. In mammals paired in females (XX), in amphibia paired in males. ... (11 May 1997) ...
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X chromosome

noun the sex chromosome that is present in both sexes: singly in males and doubly in females; `human females normally have two X chromosomes`
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X chromosome

the sex chromosome present in two copies in human female somatic cells; carried by half the male gametes and all female gametes.
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X chromosome

(from the article `Anthropology and Archaeology`) An international consortium of genome centres succeeded in determining almost all of the DNA sequence of the human X chromosome and documented the ... ...the sex chromosomes, designated XX in females and XY in males. The loci of the blood group systems are on the autosomes, except for Xg...
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X chromosome

One of the two sex chromosomes, X and Y.
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X Chromosome

One of the two sex chromosomes The X chromosome determines female characteristics. Males have one X and one Y chromosome, while females have two X chromosomes.
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X chromosome

One of the two sex chromosomes, X and Y.
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X chromosome

The X chromosome is one of the two sex-determining chromosomes (allosomes) in many animal species, including mammals (the other is the Y chromosome), and is found in both males and females. It is a part of the XY sex-determination system and X0 sex-determination system. The X chromosome was named for its unique properties by early researchers, whi...
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X Chromosome

One of the two sex chromosomes, x and y.
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X Chromosome

One of the two sex chromosomes, x and y.
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X Chromosome

The female chromosome. This is present in both male & females. The female has two X chromosomes while the male has one X & one Y chromosome.
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