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Homozygote

Definition(s)

With respect to a particular trait or condition, an individual who has inherited identical alleles at a particular locus

Definition from: GeneReviewsThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. from the University of Washington and the National Center for Biotechnology Information

An organism that has two identical alleles of a gene.

Definition from: Human Genome Project InformationThis link leads to a site outside Genetics Home Reference. at the U.S. Department of Energy

See also Understanding Medical Terminology.

 
Published: October 27, 2014