Definition of sex-limited in English:

sex-limited

adjective

  • 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.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From sex + limited.

Pronunciation

sex-limited

/ˈsɛksˌlɪmɪtɪd/