homozygous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having the same alleles at a particular gene locus on homologous chromosomes.
    • of an organism in which both copies of certain gene have a similar allele
    • having identical alleles at matching chromosomal loci
  • others:
    • Of, pertaining to, or based on like zygotes or germ-cells.

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