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{n: X-linked SCID, X-SCID} 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



{n: X-linked dominant inheritance} hereditary pattern in which a dominant gene on the X chromosome causes a characteristic to be manifested in the offspring

{n: X-linked gene} a gene located on an X chromosome

{n: X-linked recessive inheritance} 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


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