[ zahy-gos-i-tee, zi- ]
/ zaɪˈgɒs ɪ ti, zɪ- /
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Origin of zygosity
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[ zī-gŏs′ĭ-tē ]
The genetic condition of a zygote, especially with respect to its being a homozygote or a heterozygote.
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