hemizygous

Medical Dictionary

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

American Heritage
Medical Dictionary

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

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