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X-linked recessive trait is transmitted from

( a ) female carrier to male progeny
( b ) female carrier to female progeny
( c ) male carrier to female progeny
( d ) male carrier to male progeny

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Ans: (A) female carrier to male progeny
Female have 2X chromosomes. So they can be carriers with one normal gene and other defectve genes. But males have only one X chromosomes which they receive from the mother and are affected.
answered Nov 21, 2016 by suganyadevi.p