from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. An organism that has the same alleles at a particular gene locus on homologous chromosomes.
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- n. A diploid individual that has equal alleles at one or more genetic loci.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A zygote formed by the union of two gametes of the same kind or stock: opposed to heterozygote. See extract under heterozygole.
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- n. (genetics) an organism having two identical alleles of a particular gene and so breeding true for the particular characteristic
homo- + zygote (Wiktionary)