Definitions of sex-linked disorder
any disease or abnormality that is determined by the sex hormones
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bleeder's disease, haemophilia, hemophilia
congenital tendency to uncontrolled bleeding; usually affects males and is transmitted from mother to son
a chromosomal disorder in females who have only one X chromosome; marked by dwarfism and heart abnormalities and underdeveloped sex organs
classical haemophilia, classical hemophilia, haemophilia A, hemophilia A
hemophilia caused by a congenital deficiency of factor VIII; occurs almost exclusively in men
Christmas disease, haemophilia B, hemophilia B
a clotting disorder similar to hemophilia A but caused by a congenital deficiency of factor IX
angiohemophilia, vascular hemophilia, von Willebrand's disease
a form of hemophilia discovered by Erik von Willebrand; a genetic disorder that is inherited as an autosomal recessive trait; characterized by a deficiency of the coagulation factor and by mucosal bleeding
chromosomal aberration, chromosomal anomaly, chromosonal disorder, chrosomal abnormality
any change in the normal structure or number of chromosomes; often results in physical or mental abnormalities