What is the other name given to sex chromosomes, Biology

What is the other name given to sex chromosomes? What is the function of sex chromosomes?

Sex chromosomes are also known as allosomes (the other chromosomes that are not sex chromosomes are known as autosomes).

Sex chromosomes get such name because they have genes that verify the sex (male or female) of an individual. Sex chromosomes also have genes related to other biological functions.

 

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