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homozygote

[hoh-muh-zahy-goht, -zig-oht, hom-uh-]
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noun Biology.
  1. an organism with identical pairs of genes with respect to any given pair of hereditary characters, and therefore breeding true for that character.
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Origin of homozygote

First recorded in 1900–05; homo- + zygote
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British Dictionary definitions for homozygote

homozygote

noun
  1. an animal or plant that is homozygous and breeds true to typeCompare heterozygote
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Derived Formshomozygosis, nounhomozygotic (ˌhəʊməʊzaɪˈɡɒtɪk, -zɪ-, ˌhɒm-), adjective
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homozygote in Medicine

homozygote

(hō′mō-zīgōt′, -mə-, hŏm′ə-)
n.
  1. An organism that has the same alleles at a particular gene locus on homologous chromosomes.
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