homozygosity

noun
ho·​mo·​zy·​gos·​i·​ty | \ ˌhō-mə-ˈgä-sə-tē How to pronounce homozygosity (audio) , ˌhä-\

Definition of homozygosity

: the state of being homozygous

First Known Use of homozygosity

1916, in the meaning defined above

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Dictionary Entries near homozygosity

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homozygosity

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homrai

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The first known use of homozygosity was in 1916

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homozygosity

noun
ho·​mo·​zy·​gos·​i·​ty | \ -ˈgäs-ət-ē How to pronounce homozygosity (audio) \
plural homozygosities

Medical Definition of homozygosity

: the state of being homozygous

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