homozygous

adjective ho·mo·zy·gous \ ˌhō-mə-ˈzī-gəs , ˌhä- \

Definition of homozygous

: having the two genes at corresponding loci on homologous chromosomes identical for one or more loci

homozygously

adverb

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1902

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homozygous

adjective ho·mo·zy·gous \ -ˈzī-gəs \

medical Definition of homozygous

: having the two genes at corresponding loci on homologous chromosomes identical for one or more loci — compare heterozygous

homozygously

adverb

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