heterozygosis

heterozygosis

[het-uh-roh-zahy-goh-sis]
noun Biology.
the state of being a heterozygote.

Origin:
1900–05; hetero- + zygosis

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heterozygote (ˌhɛtərəʊˈzaɪɡəʊt, -ˈzɪɡəʊt)
 
n
Compare homozygote an animal or plant that is heterozygous; a hybrid
 
heterozy'gosis
 
n

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