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x n. street names for methylenedioxymethamphetamine
x n. the 24th letter of the Roman alphabet
x n. the cardinal number that is the sum of nine and one; the base of the decimal system
x s. being one more than nine
x chromosome n. the sex chromosome that is present in both sexes: singly in males and doubly in females
x ray n. a radiogram made by exposing photographic film to X rays; used in medical diagnosis
x ray n. electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target
x-axis n. the horizontal axis in a plane coordinate system
x-linked a. relating to genes or characteristics or conditions carried on the X chromosome
x-linked dominant inheritance n. hereditary pattern in which a dominant gene on the X chromosome causes a characteristic to be manifested in the offspring
x-linked gene n. a gene located on an X chromosome
x-linked recessive inheritance n. hereditary pattern in which a recessive gene on the X chromosome results in the manifestation of characteristics in male offspring and a carrier state in female offspring
x-linked scid n. SCID in male children resulting from mutation of a gene that codes for a protein on the surface of T cells that allows them to develop a growth factor receptor
x-or circuit n. gate for exclusive OR; a circuit in a computer that fires only if only one of its inputs fire
x-radiation n. electromagnetic radiation of short wavelength produced when high-speed electrons strike a solid target
 
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piquancy : n a tart spicy quality; n the quality of being agreeably stimulating or mentally exciting

 
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