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ho·mo·zy·gous(hō′mō-zī′gəs, -mə-, hŏm′ə-)
Having the same alleles at a particular gene locus on homologous chromosomes.
ho′mo·zy·gos′i·ty (-gŏs′ĭ-tē) n.
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(Genetics) genetics the condition or fact of being homozygous
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|Noun||1.||homozygosity - the state of being homozygous; having two identical alleles of the same gene|
state - the way something is with respect to its main attributes; "the current state of knowledge"; "his state of health"; "in a weak financial state"
heterozygosity - the state of being heterozygous; having two different alleles of the same gene
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