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Dictionary entry overview: What does homozygous mean?
• HOMOZYGOUS (adjective)
The adjective HOMOZYGOUS has 1 sense:
1. having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
Familiarity information: HOMOZYGOUS used as an adjective is very rare.
Dictionary entry details
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Having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci
these two fruit flies are homozygous for red eye color
heterozygous (having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci)
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