zygosity

noun zy·gos·i·ty \ zī-ˈgä-sə-tē \

Definition of zygosity

: the makeup or characteristics of a particular zygote; also : the genetic relationship between offspring of a single birth especially in regard to being derived from the same or different zygotes

Origin and Etymology of zygosity

probably from -zygous


Medical Dictionary

zygosity

noun zy·gos·i·ty \ zī-ˈgäs-ət-ē \

medical Definition of zygosity

plural zygosities
: the makeup or characteristics of a particular zygote

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