Meaning of “homozygous” in the English Dictionary

"homozygous" in British English

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homozygousadjective

uk /ˌhɒm.əˈzaɪ.ɡəs/ us /ˌhoʊ.məˈzaɪ.ɡəs/ specialized

(Definition of “homozygous” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"homozygous" in American English

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homozygousadjective [ not gradable ]

/ˌhoʊ·məˈzɑɪ·ɡəs/

biology having two of the same form of a gene that controls one characteristic, and therefore able to pass on one form only to the young

(Definition of “homozygous” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)