heterozygosity

noun
het·​ero·​zy·​gos·​i·​ty | \ˌhe-tə-rō-(ˌ)zī-ˈgä-sə-tē \

Definition of heterozygosity 

: the state of being heterozygous

First Known Use of heterozygosity

1912, in the meaning defined above

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heterozygosity

noun
het·​ero·​zy·​gos·​i·​ty | \-ˈgäs-ət-ē \
plural heterozygosities

Medical Definition of heterozygosity 

: the state of being heterozygous

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