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Descriptor in English: Heterozygote
Descriptor in Spanish: Heterocigoto
Descriptor in Portuguese: Heterozigoto
Descriptor in French: Hétérozygote
Entry term(s): Carrier, Genetic
Carriers, Genetic
Genetic Carrier
Genetic Carriers
Heterozygotes
Tree number(s): G05.380.383
Scope note: An individual having different alleles at one or more loci regarding a specific character.
History Note: 68
See also the descriptors: Genetic Carrier Screening MeSH
DeCS UI: 6737
Descriptor UI: D006579
Date Established: 1968/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2017/07/17
Heterozygote - Preferred
Concept UI M0010303
Scope note An individual having different alleles at one or more loci regarding a specific character.
Preferred term Heterozygote
Entry term(s) Heterozygotes
Genetic Carriers - Broader
Concept UI M0010301
Preferred term Genetic Carriers
Entry term(s) Carrier, Genetic
Carriers, Genetic
Genetic Carrier



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