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Homozygous for PKU

Similar term(s): Homozygote for PKU, PKU homozygous, PKU homozygote.

Definition:

A person who has inherited two traits for phenylketonuria (PKU) i.e one from each parent. Roughly, 1 individual in 10,000 is homozygote for PKU. A person who is homozygous for PKU will suffer the symptoms of PKU.

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Related words:

Heterozygous for PKU - PKU - Phenylalanine

Translation(s):

Español: Homocigoto PKU
Français: PCU-Homozygote

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