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1. X-linked disease
A genetic disease caused by a mutation on the X chromosome . In X-linked recessive conditions, a normal female "carrier" (who has one good X chromosome masking the defective one) passes on the mutated X chromosome to an affected son (whose only X chromosome is the one he inherited from his mother).