Definition of Homozygosity

1. Noun. The state of being homozygous; having two identical alleles of the same gene.

Generic synonyms: State
Antonyms: Heterozygosity
Derivative terms: Homozygous



Definition of Homozygosity

1. Noun. The condition of being homozygous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Homozygosity

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Medical Definition of Homozygosity

1. Homozygosis The state of being homozygous. Origin: homo-+ G. Zygon, yoke (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Homozygosity

homotypic
homotypic cortex
homotypical
homotypy
homousious
homovalent
homovanillic acid
homovanillic acid test
homowhore
homowhores
homozeotrope
homozoic
homozygoses
homozygosis
homozygosities
homozygosity (current term)
homozygote
homozygotes
homozygotic
homozygous
homozygous achondroplasia
homozygous by descent
homozygously
homs
homuncle
homuncles
homuncular
homunculi
homunculus
homy

Literary usage of Homozygosity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Statistical Inference from Genetic Data on Pedigrees by Elizabeth A. Thompson (2000)
"4.6 homozygosity mapping with a single marker We introduce the ideas both of lii-kage analysis for linkage detection and of association analysis for the ..."

2. Genetics and Eugenics: A Text-book for Students of Biology and a Reference by William Ernest Castle, Gregor Mendel (1916)
"Thus, East and Jones say, forcefully and quite correctly, "The rate at which complete homozygosity is approached depends on the constitution of the ..."

3. Inbreeding and Outbreeding: Their Genetic and Sociological Significance by Edward Murray East, Donald Forsha Jones (1919)
"In any case, almost complete homozygosity is reached in about the tenth ... Thus the rate at which complete homozygosity is approached depends on the ..."

4. Statistics in Molecular Biology and Genetics: Selected Proceedings of a 1997 by Françoise Seillier-Moiseiwitsch (1999)
"We consider first the case of homozygosity mapping which was the ... For homozygosity mapping, the question is of the extent that patches of marker ..."

5. The People by J. L. Angel (1971)
"See Genes Hippocrates of Cos, 77 Hissar, Tepe, N. Iran, 35, 37, 101, 103; Table 13 Hittites, 30, 32, 38, 102—03 Homosexuality, 18 homozygosity. ..."

6. Children's Environmental Health Research: Indoor Mold and Children's Health edited by Allen Dearry, Gwen Collman (2000)
"... that significantly reduce expression of function in the lung (homozygosity for the null ... at the GST Ml and Tl loci, and homozygosity for the ..."

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