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Definition of homozygote noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

homozygote

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌhoʊməˈzaɪɡoʊt//
 
(biology)
 
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a living thing that has only one form of a particular gene, and whose young are more likely to share a particular characteristic
NAmE//ˌhoʊməˈzaɪɡəs//
 
adjective
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: homozygote