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homozygous

adjective ho·mo·zy·gous \-ˈzī-gəs\

Definition of HOMOZYGOUS

:  having the two genes at corresponding loci on homologous chromosomes identical for one or more loci
ho·mo·zy·gous·ly adverb
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First Known Use of HOMOZYGOUS

1902

Rhymes with HOMOZYGOUS

Medical Dictionary

homozygous

adjective ho·mo·zy·gous \-ˈzī-gəs\

Medical Definition of HOMOZYGOUS

:  having the two genes at corresponding loci on homologous chromosomes identical for one or more loci—compare heterozygous
ho·mo·zy·gous·ly adverb

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