heterozygote

noun
het·​ero·​zy·​gote | \ ˌhe-tə-rō-ˈzī-ˌgōt How to pronounce heterozygote (audio) \

Definition of heterozygote

: a heterozygous individual

First Known Use of heterozygote

1902, in the meaning defined above

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“Heterozygote.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/heterozygote. Accessed 19 Sep. 2021.

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heterozygote

noun
het·​ero·​zy·​gote | \ -ˈzī-ˌgōt How to pronounce heterozygote (audio) \

Medical Definition of heterozygote

: a heterozygous individual

Other Words from heterozygote

heterozygotic \ -​(ˌ)zī-​ˈgät-​ik How to pronounce heterozygote (audio) \ adjective

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