Meaning of heterozygosity in English:

heterozygosity

Pronunciation /ˌhɛt(ə)rə(ʊ)zʌɪˈɡɒsɪti/

noun

mass nounGenetics
  • The possession of two different alleles of a particular gene or genes by an individual.

    • ‘asexual reproduction usually leads to loss of genomic heterozygosity’