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Search Results for: heterozygosity

Codominance

Codominance Definition Codominance is a form of inheritance wherein the alleles of a gene pair in a heterozygote are fully... Read More

Consanguinity

Definition noun, plural: consanguinities A relationship that arises from having a common ancestor;... Read More

Inbreeding

Definition noun A mode of breeding involving two genetically- or consanguineously- related individuals or... Read More

Zygote

Zygote Definition What is a zygote? A zygote is a fertilized eukaryotic cell. In biology, medical science, and other allied... Read More

Hemizygosity

Definition noun A genetic condition where there is only one copy of a gene in an otherwise diploid cell or... Read More

Heterozygote

Definition noun, plural: heterozygotes A nucleus, cell or organism possessing two different alleles for a particular... Read More

Zygosity

Definition noun (genetics) The degree of similarity or the dissimilarity of the DNA sequences in specific coding segments,... Read More