Homo-zygotic



[hoh-muh-zahy-guh s, hom-uh-] /ˌhoʊ məˈzaɪ gəs, ˌhɒm ə-/

adjective, Biology.
1.
having identical pairs of genes for any given pair of hereditary characteristics.
2.
of or relating to a homozygote.
/ˌhəʊməʊˈzaɪɡəs; -ˈzɪɡ-; ˌhɒm-/
adjective
1.
(genetics) (of an organism) having identical alleles for any one gene: these two fruit flies are homozygous for red eye colour Compare heterozygous
adj.

1902, from homo- (1) “same” + zygote + -ous. Related: homozygote.

homozygous ho·mo·zy·gous (hō’mō-zī’gəs, -mə-, hŏm’ə-)
adj.
Having the same alleles at a one or more gene loci on homologous chromosome segments.
homozygous
(hō’mō-zī’gəs)
Relating to a cell that has two identical alleles for a particular trait at corresponding positions on homologous chromosomes. Compare heterozygous.

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