heterozygosis[het′ər ō zī gō′sis]
- the condition of being a heterozygote
- the production of a heterozygote by the union of unlike gametes
Origin of heterozygosishetero- + Modern Latin zygosis ; from Classical Greek a joining ; from zygon, yoke
- The formation of a heterozygote.
- The condition of being a heterozygote.