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 (hō′mō-zī-gō′sĭs, -mə-, hŏm′ə-)
1. Formation of a homozygote, especially by unusual means such as mitotic recombination or gene conversion.
2. The condition of being a homozygote.

ho′mo·zy·got′ic (-gŏt′ĭk) adj.


(ˌhoʊ mə zaɪˈgoʊ sɪs, -zɪ-, ˌhɒm ə-)

the state of being a homozygote.
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