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homozygous

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adjective ho·mo·zy·gous \-ˈzī-gəs\

Definition of homozygous

  1. :  having the two genes at corresponding loci on homologous chromosomes identical for one or more loci

homozygously adverb


1902

First Known Use of homozygous

1902

Rhymes with homozygous


Medical Dictionary

homozygous

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adjective ho·mo·zy·gous \-ˈzī-gəs\

Medical Definition of homozygous

  1. :  having the two genes at corresponding loci on homologous chromosomes identical for one or more loci—compare heterozygous

homozygously adverb



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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "homozygous"


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