homozygote definition

  • noun:
    • An organism that has the same alleles at a certain gene locus on homologous chromosomes.
    • A diploid individual that has actually equal alleles at a number of genetic loci.
    • A zygote created by the union of two gametes of the same kind or stock: against heterozygote. See extract under heterozygole.
    • (genetics) an organism having two identical alleles of a specific gene so breeding true when it comes to certain characteristic

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