heterozygote definition

  • noun:
    • An organism that various alleles at a specific gene locus on homologous chromosomes.
    • A diploid person who features different alleles at several genetic loci.
    • A bacteriophage that includes two different copies of their genetic material and thus creates 2 kinds of offspring.
    • A zygote formed because of the union of two unlike gametes.
    • In Mendelian phraseology, a hybrid pet or plant which integrates the figures of two dissimilar parents; a mule-form.
    • (genetics) an organism having two various alleles of a particular gene and so giving increase to different offspring
  • others:
    • Of or related to a fertilized egg, or even to origin from a fertilized egg, that is created because of the union of two opposite allelomorphic germ-cells: as, heterozygote figures.

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