homozygosis

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

noun Biology.

the state of being a homozygote.

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Origin of homozygosis

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