homozygosis

[ hoh-muh-zahy-goh-sis, -zi-, hom-uh- ]
/ ˌhoʊ mə zaɪˈgoʊ sɪs, -zɪ-, ˌhɒm ə- /

noun Biology.

the state of being a homozygote.

Nearby words

  1. homotransplant,
  2. homotype,
  3. homotypic,
  4. homotypic cortex,
  5. homovanillic acid,
  6. homozygosity,
  7. homozygote,
  8. homozygous,
  9. homozygous by descent,
  10. homs

Origin of homozygosis

1900–05; homo- + Greek zýgōsis; see zygo-, -osis

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