Definitions

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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (genetics) an organism having two identical alleles of a particular gene and so breeding true for the particular characteristic

Etymologies

homo- + zygote (Wiktionary)

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