Homozygous

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  • having two like alleles of a particular gene; homozygous dominant when the allele is dominant and homozygous recessive when the allele is recessive.
    Source: Anthromorphemics
  • in a diploid organism, characterized by both alleles being the same at a specific locus
    Source: Jenkins, John B. 1990. Human Genetics, 2nd Edition. New York: Harper & Row
  • Homozygous is a genetic condition where an individual inherits the same alleles for a particular gene from both parents.


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