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heterozygosis

[ het-uh-roh-zahy-goh-sis ]
/ ˌhɛt ə roʊ zaɪˈgoʊ sɪs /
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noun Biology.
the state of being a heterozygote.
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Origin of heterozygosis

First recorded in 1900–05; hetero- + zygosis
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