/hoʊməzaɪˈgoʊsəs/ (say hohmuhzuy'gohsuhs), /-zə-/ (say -zuh-), /hɒmə-/ (say homuh-)

the union of like gametes, resulting in a homozygote.
{homo- + Greek zygōsis joining}

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • homozygosis — homozygosis. См. гомозиготность. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • homozygosis — [hō΄mōzī gō′sis, hō′məzī gō′sis, häm′ōzī gō′sis, häm΄əzī gō′sis] n. [ HOMO + ModL zygosis: see HETEROZYGOSIS] 1. the condition of being a homozygote 2. the production of a homozygote for any one pair or for several pairs of genes homozygotic… …   English World dictionary

  • homozygosis — noun Etymology: New Latin Date: 1905 homozygosity …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • homozygosis — /hoh meuh zuy goh sis, zi , hom euh /, n. Biol. the state of being a homozygote. [1900 05; HOMO + Gk zýgosis; see ZYGO , OSIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • homozygosis — ho·mo·zy·go·sis zī gō səs n, pl go·ses .sēz HOMOZYGOSITY * * * ho·mo·zy·go·sis (ho″mo zi goґsis) the formation of a zygote by the union of gametes that possess identical alleles at one or more loci …   Medical dictionary

  • homozygosis — n. homozygotic condition, condition in which an organism has stable genetic traits which are passed on to its offspring …   English contemporary dictionary

  • homozygosis — homo·zygosis …   English syllables

  • homozygosis — ho•mo•zy•go•sis [[t]ˌhoʊ mə zaɪˈgoʊ sɪs, zɪ , ˌhɒm ə [/t]] n. gen the state of being a homozygote • Etymology: 1900–05 …   From formal English to slang

  • homozygosis — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from hom + zygosis 1. : the union of gametes identical for one or more pairs of genes : the act or process of becoming a homozygote 2. : homozygosity * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • homozygosity, homozygosis — The state of being homozygous. [homo + G. zygon, yoke] …   Medical dictionary

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