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[hem-i-zahy-goht, -zig-oht] /ˌhɛm ɪˈzaɪ goʊt, -ˈzɪg oʊt/

noun, Genetics.
an individual having only one of a given pair of genes.

hemizygote hem·i·zy·gote (hěm’ĭ-zī’gōt’)
An individual hemizygous with respect to one or more specified genes.


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