heterozygosis

noun
het·​ero·​zy·​go·​sis | \ ˌhe-tə-rō-(ˌ)zī-ˈgō-səs How to pronounce heterozygosis (audio) \

Definition of heterozygosis

First Known Use of heterozygosis

1902, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for heterozygosis

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“Heterozygosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterozygosis. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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heterozygosis

noun
het·​ero·​zy·​go·​sis | \ ˌhet-ə-rō-(ˌ)zī-ˈgō-səs How to pronounce heterozygosis (audio) \
plural heterozygoses\ -​ˌsēz How to pronounce heterozygosis (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterozygosis

1 : a union of genetically dissimilar gametes forming a heterozygote

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