heterozygote

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noun het·ero·zy·gote \ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈzī-ˌgōt\

Definition of heterozygote

  1. :  a heterozygous individual

1902

First Known Use of heterozygote

1902


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heterozygote

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noun het·ero·zy·gote \-ˈzī-ˌgōt\

Medical Definition of heterozygote

  1. :  a heterozygous individual

heterozygotic

\-(ˌ)zī-ˈgät-ik\play adjective

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