homozygosis definition by Webster's New World
- the condition of being a homozygote
- the production of a homozygote for any one pair or for several pairs of genes
Origin: homo- plush Modern Latin zygosis: see heterozygosis
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- homozygotic adjective
homozygosis definition by American Heritage Dictionary
The union of genetically identical gametes, resulting in the formation of a homozygote.
- hoˌmo·zy·gotˈic adjective