heterozygosis


het·ero·zy·go·sis

noun \-(ˌ)zī-ˈgō-səs\

Definition of HETEROZYGOSIS

Origin of HETEROZYGOSIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1902

het·ero·zy·go·sis

noun \ˌhet-ə-rō-(ˌ)zī-ˈgō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural het·ero·zy·go·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of HETEROZYGOSIS

1
: a union of genetically dissimilar gametes forming a heterozygote

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