Z chromosome

noun

Definition of Z chromosome

: a sex chromosome of the kind occurring doubled in the male and singly either with or without a W chromosome in organisms (as moths) in which the female is heterogametic — compare x chromosome

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Z chromosome

z-coordinate

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“Z chromosome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Z%20chromosome. Accessed 25 May. 2022.

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