Definition of Inheritance, holandric
Inheritance, holandric: Inheritance of genes on the Y chromosome. Since only males normally have a Y chromosome, Y-linked genes can only be transmitted from father to son.
It has often been said that little is known about specific genes that might be Y-linked (holandric) in their inheritance. This is no longer true. As of the year 2000, a number of genes were known to be Y-linked including:
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