Heterozygous vs Hemizygous what difference

what is difference between Heterozygous and Hemizygous

English

Etymology

From hetero- +‎ -zygous.

Adjective

heterozygous (not comparable)

  1. Of an organism which has two different alleles of a given gene.

Derived terms

  • heterozygousness

Related terms

Translations



English

Etymology

hemi- +‎ -zygous

Adjective

hemizygous (not comparable)

  1. (genetics) Having some single copies of genes in an otherwise diploid cell or organism

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