Y-chromosome Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “Y-chromosome” in the English Dictionary

"Y-chromosome" in British English

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Y-chromosomenoun [C]

uk   /ˈwaɪˌkrəʊ.mə.səʊm/  us   /-ˌkroʊ.mə.soʊm/
a ​sex chromosome (= ​structurecontainingchemicalpatterns) that ​exists only in ​malecells: If a Y-chromosome ​pairs up with an ​X-chromosome during ​fertilization, a ​malebaby will ​result.
(Definition of Y-chromosome from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “Y-chromosome”
in Chinese (Simplified) Y染色体…
in Chinese (Traditional) Y染色體…
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