heterozygous heterozygous  /ˌhɛ tə rə ˈzaɪ ɡəs/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) having dissimilar alleles at corresponding chromosomal loci

Usage(s):

  • People who perceive PTCPROP mildly are likely to be heterozygous, meaning that they have one dominant and one recessive gene.
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