[het-er-uh-zahy-guh s] /ˌhɛt ər əˈzaɪ gəs/
having dissimilar pairs of genes for any hereditary characteristic.
of or relating to a heterozygote.
(genetics) (of an organism) having different alleles for any one gene: heterozygous for eye colour Compare homozygous
1889, from heterozygote, from hetero- + zygote.
heterozygous het·er·o·zy·gous (hět’ər-ə-zī’gəs)
Relating to a cell that has two different alleles at corresponding positions on homologous chromosomes. Compare homozygous.
[het, hes; Sephardic Hebrew khet; Ashkenazic Hebrew khes] /hɛt, hɛs; Sephardic Hebrew xɛt; Ashkenazic Hebrew xɛs/ noun 1. the eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet. 2. the sound represented by this letter. /hɛt; Hebrew xɛt/ noun 1. the eighth letter of the Hebrew alphabet (ח), transliterated as h and pronounced as a pharyngeal fricative dread, […]
- He that is not with me is against me
A teaching of Jesus, which suggests that indifference to his message is the same as active opposition to it.
wrapped up, a place on the north border of Palestine. The “way of Hethlon” (Ezek. 47:15; 48:1) is probably the pass at the end of Lebanon from the Mediterranean to the great plain of Hamath (q.v.), or the “entrance of Hamath.”
[Chinese hœ-tyahn] /Chinese ˈhœˈtyɑn/ noun, Pinyin. 1. .