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ho·mo·zy·gous

 (hō′mō-zī′gəs, -mə-, hŏm′ə-)
adj.
Having the same alleles at a particular gene locus on homologous chromosomes.

ho′mo·zy·gos′i·ty (-gŏs′ĭ-tē) n.
ho′mo·zy′gous·ly adv.
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homozygous

(ˌhəʊməʊˈzaɪɡəs; -ˈzɪɡ-; ˌhɒm-)
adj
(Genetics) genetics (of an organism) having identical alleles for any one gene: these two fruit flies are homozygous for red eye colour. Compare heterozygous
ˌhomoˈzygously adv
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ho•mo•zy•gous

(ˌhoʊ məˈzaɪ gəs, ˌhɒm ə-)

also ho•mo•zy•got•ic

(-zaɪˈgɒt ɪk)

adj.
1. having a pair of identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci.
2. of or pertaining to a homozygote.
[1900–05; homo- + Greek -zygos; see zygo-, -ous]
ho`mo•zy•gos′i•ty (-ˈgɒs ɪ ti) n.
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ho·mo·zy·gous

(hō′mō-zī′gəs)
Having two like genes for a hereditary trait such as tallness at corresponding positions on the chromosomes. Compare heterozygous.
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homozygous

Possessing identical alleles of a particular gene.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.homozygous - having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci; "these two fruit flies are homozygous for red eye color"
genetic science, genetics - the branch of biology that studies heredity and variation in organisms
heterozygous - having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci; "heterozygous for eye color"
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Translations
homozygot

ho·mo·zy·gous

a. homocigótico-a, rel. a un homocigoto.
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