Medical Dictionary

hemizygous hem·i·zy·gous (hěm'ĭ-zī'gəs)
Having unpaired genes in an otherwise diploid cell.

American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

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

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Copyright © 2015 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature