homozygosis


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homozygosis

 [ho″mo-zi-go´sis]
the formation of a zygote by the union of gametes that have one or more identical alleles.

ho·mo·zy·gos·i·ty

, homozygosis (hō'mō-zī-gos'i-tē, -zī-gō'sis),
The state of being homozygous.
[homo- + G. zygon, yoke]

homozygosis

/ho·mo·zy·go·sis/ (-zi-go´sis) the formation of a zygote by the union of gametes that have one or more identical alleles.

homozygosis

(hō′mō-zī-gō′sĭs, -mə-, hŏm′ə-)
n.
1. Formation of a homozygote, especially by unusual means such as mitotic recombination or gene conversion.
2. The condition of being a homozygote.

ho′mo·zy·got′ic (-gŏt′ĭk) adj.

homozygosis

[hō′mōzīgō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, homos + zygon, yoke
1 the formation of a zygote by the union of two gametes that have one or more pairs of identical alleles.
2 the production of purebred organisms or strains through in-breeding.

ho·mo·zy·gos·i·ty

, homozygosis (hō'mō-zī-gos'i-tē, -zī-gō'sis)
The state of being homozygous.
[homo- + G. zygon, yoke]

homozygosis

the formation of a zygote by the union of gametes that have one or more identical alleles.
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