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het·er·o·zy·gous
[het-er-uh-zahy-guhs]
ADJECTIVE [BIOLOGY.]
1.
having dissimilar pairs of genes for any hereditary characteristic.
2.
of or relating to a heterozygote.
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Homozygous and heterozygous. Zygosity is the degree of similarity of the alleles for a trait in an organism. Most eukaryotes have ...

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Heterozygous definition, having dissimilar pairs of genes for any hereditary characteristic. See more.

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The genetics term heterozygous refers to a pair of genes where one is dominant and one is recessive — they're different.

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Sep 3, 2015 ... We all have two copies of each of our genes. If your two copies are slightly different than each other, congratulations, you're heterozygous!

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Jul 13, 2008 ... Related forms: heterozygosity (noun). Related phrases: heterozygous recessive, heterozygous dominant. Compare: homozygous. See also: ...

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FacebookTwitterEmailPrint ArticlePrint Page. Heterozygous: Possessing two different forms of a particular gene, one inherited from each parent. Last Editorial  ...

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It is pure for a trait and breeds true i.e., gives rise to similar homozygous individuals. Heterozygous individual is seldom pure and produces offspring with  ...

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Etymology[edit]. From hetero- + -zygous. Adjective[edit]. heterozygous (not comparable). Of an organism which has two different alleles of a given gene.