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Glossary Term
Glossary Term Heterogametic
Definition Producing two types of euploid gametes with respect to chromosomal content. This term is applied to one of the sexes in species with chromosomal sex determination; in mammals, males are heterogametic.
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Mouse Genome Database (MGD), Gene Expression Database (GXD), Mouse Models of Human Cancer database (MMHCdb) (formerly Mouse Tumor Biology (MTB)), Gene Ontology (GO)
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