One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Genetics. Of a genetic or phenotypic characteristic: occurring or manifesting chiefly or solely in individuals of one sex; influenced or modified by the sex of the individual.
2Occurring in or limited to one sex; restricted by sex.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From sex + limited.
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