heterozygous genotype

Pronunciation:(HEH-teh-roh-ZY-gus JEE-noh-tipe)

Definition: Occurs when the two alleles at a particular gene locus are different. A heterozygous genotype may include one normal allele and one mutation, or two different mutations. The latter is called a compound heterozygote.GeneticsHealth professional

2003-10-03Heterozygous