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Y chromosome

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Definition the sex chromosome that is carried only by males
  • She holds me until I recover my Y chromosome.
    Gayle Forman  --  Where She Went
  • The urge to fight must be a defining characteristic of the Y chromosome.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • And you have a Y chromosome, for two.
    Becca Fitzpatrick  --  Hush, Hush
  • It's just that my mother's got radar or something—she can sniff out a Y chromosome from miles away.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Change of Heart
  • Many of the words they used were unfamiliar to me, and I figured I'd have to have a Y chromosome to really understand the excitement.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  New Moon
  • I think it might have something to do with my possession of a Y chromosome.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • Don't even get me started about the whole Y chromosome thing.
    James Patterson  --  The Angel Experiment
  • Thankfully the shirt is knotted tight enough around my hand that the bleeding is under control, and I'm able to make it inside without sacrificing what's left of my Y chromosome.
    Katja Millay  --  The Sea of Tranquility
  • I was surprised that she had any minimum standards, since her dress and high heels gave the impression that anyone in possession of a simple set of one X and one Y chromosome would suffice.
    Dumas Firoozeh  --  Funny in Farsi

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