Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The union of genetically identical gametes, resulting in the formation of a homozygote.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Development from a homozygote.

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Examples

  • To check that standard curves were generated with truly homozygous individuals four of them were sequenced for three SNPs confirming the homozygosis.

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