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X-linked dominant

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X-linked dominant

The inheritance pattern describing a dominant trait or condition caused by a mutation in a gene on the X chromosome. The condition is expressed in heterozygous females as well as males, who have only one X chromosome. Affected males tend to have more significant disease than affected females. Disorders inherited in this manner are relatively rare.

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