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hemizygous

/ (ˌhɛmɪˈzaɪɡəs) /
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adjective
genetics (of a chromosome or gene) not having a homologue; not paired in a diploid cell
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Medical definitions for hemizygous

hemizygous
[ hĕm′ĭ-zīgəs ]

adj.
Having unpaired genes in an otherwise diploid cell.
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