Heterozygosity

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heterozygosity The presence of different alleles (forms of a given gene) at a particular gene locus. Heterozygosity provides a measure of the genetic variation, either in a population (the frequency of individuals heterozygous at a particular locus), or in an individual (the proportion of gene loci that are heterozygous).

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heterozygosity The presence of different alleles at a particular gene locus. Heterozygosity provides a measure of the genetic variation, either in a population (the frequency of individuals heterozygous at a particular locus), or in an individual (the proportion of gene loci that are heterozygous).

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heterozygosity A measure of genetic variation, either in a population (the frequency of individuals heterozygous at a particular locus) or in an individual (the proportion of gene loci that are heterozygous).

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