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

  • adj. Having the same alleles at a particular gene locus on homologous chromosomes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. of an organism in which both copies of a given gene have the same allele

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or derived from like zygotes or germ-cells.

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

  • adj. having identical alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci


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