homozygote

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Etymology[edit]

From homo- +‎ zygote. Coined by English biologists William Bateson and Edith Rebecca Saunders in 1902, in a paper titled "The facts of heredity in the light of Mendel’s discovery".

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌhəʊməʊˈzaɪɡəʊt/

Noun[edit]

homozygote (plural homozygotes)

  1. (genetics) A diploid individual that has equal alleles at one or more genetic loci.
    Antonym: heterozygote

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Adjective[edit]

homozygote

  1. inflection of homozygot:
    1. strong/mixed nominative/accusative feminine singular
    2. strong nominative/accusative plural
    3. weak nominative all-gender singular
    4. weak accusative feminine/neuter singular