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sex-linked trait

any genetically-determined characteristic, that is linkedto one sex more than the other, for instance maleperformance at tests of spatial ability is superior towomen.

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September 20th 2021

cross tolerance

this phenomenon arises in some drug categories, such as theopiates (heroin, morphine etc) and tryptamines (LSD,mescaline and psilocybin) when the prolonged use of one drugin the group results in the development of tolerance to theothers opioids.