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Definition of Inheritance, Y-linked

Inheritance, Y-linked: Inheritance of genes on the Y chromosome. Because normally only males have Y chromosomes, Y-linked genes can be transmitted only from father to son. Also known as holandric inheritance.

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Last Editorial Review: 3/19/2012

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