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Why are x-linked disorders such as hemophilia generally more common in males?

"X-linked" disorders are more commonly observed in males do to the chromosomal make up of boys and girls. As you are probably already aware, females have two X chromosomes and

Are there any males with an eating disorder?

many men/boys suffer for eating disorders however, because it was seen as something associated with females not many men spoke out about it. but as in the media a while back t

Why are sex-linked disorders more common in males?

Sex linked disorders are more common in males because they are most often linked to the X chromosome. Since males inherit their Y chromosome from their father, they undoubtedl

Why males are affected more often then females by sex-linked genetic disorders?

In humans males sex is determined by the presence of the Y chromosome. This is a very short compared to the X chromosome with which it is pair. Therefore if there is a genetic

Why are x-linked recessive genetic disorders more commonly seen in males?

X linked recessive disorders are most commonly found in males as males have an X and a Y chromosome (XY) whereas females have XX. This means that if a female contains one of t

Why do sex linked disorders appear more often in males than in females?

In humans males sex is determined by the presence of the Y chromosome. This is a very short compared to the X chromosome with which it is pair. Therefore if there is a genetic

Why do sex linked disorders occur more often in males?

Males only have 1 X chromosome, while Females have 2. (males = XY, female = XX) the X chromosome is the sex chromosome where sex-linked disorders are located. So since males
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What is a sex linked trait or disorder?

Simply a trait or disorder that resides on one of the sex chromosomes. XX for female and XY for male. Since the X chromosome carries significantly more genes than the Y we see