hemizygous

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hemizygous

(ˌhɛmɪˈzaɪɡəs)
adj
(Genetics) genetics (of a chromosome or gene) not having a homologue; not paired in a diploid cell
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hemizygot
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In men, the hereditary condition linked to X determines its hemizygotic character, which means that there is a single one allele, due to the absence of locus homologous.