autozygous


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Related to autozygous: heterozygous, homozygous, homozygosity, hemizygote

au·to·zy·gous

(aw'tō-zī'gŭs),
Denoting genes in a homozygote that are copies of the identical ancestral gene as a result of a consanguineous mating.
[auto- + G. zygōtos, yoked]

autozygous

[-zī′gəs]
pertaining to genes in a homozygote that are copies of the same ancestral gene as a result of a mating between related individuals.