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ho•mo•zy•gous



Pronunciation: (hō"mu-zī'gus, hom"u-), [key]
adj. Biol.
1. having identical pairs of genes for any given pair of hereditary characteristics.
2. of or pertaining to a homozygote. Also,ho•mo•zy•got•icPronunciation: (hō"mō-zī-got'ik, hom"ō-). [key]

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