Definition of heterozygous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

heterozygous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌhetərəˈzaɪɡəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌhetərəˈzaɪɡəs//
 
(biology)
 
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(of a living thing) having two varying forms of a particular gene, with young that may therefore vary in a particular characteristic