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Y-CHROMOSOME [1 record]

Record 1 2006-10-04


Subject field(s)
  • Genetics

The sex chromosome which is commonly heterozygous (XY) in the male and absent from the female.

Key term(s)
  • Y-chromosome


  • Génétique

Chromosome sexuel qui se trouve associé à un chromosome X dans le sexe hétérozygote (de génotype XY), et qui est absent dans le sexe homozygote (de génotype XX).


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Genética
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