merozygote


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mer·o·zy·gote

(mer'ō-zī'gōt),
In microbial genetics, an organism that, in addition to its own original genome (endogenote), contains a fragment (exogenote) of a genome from another organism; the relatively small size of the exogenote permits a diploid condition for only a limited region of the endogenote.
[mero- + zygōtos, yoked]

mer·o·zy·gote

(mer-ō-zī'gōt)
microbial genetics An organism that, in addition to its own original genome (endogenote), contains a fragment (exogenote) of a genome from another organism; the relatively small size of the exogenote permits a diploid condition for only a limited region of the endogenote.
[mero- + zygōtos, yoked]

merozygote

(mĕr″ō-zī′gōt) [″ + zygotos, yoked together]
A bacterial mechanism of gene transfer in which part of the genome, or chromosome complement, is transferred into an intact recipient cell.