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** How are homologous chromosomes defined? **

A. Homologous chromosomes contain the same genes, but each gene is at a
different locus.

B. Homologous chromosomes contain the same genes, but may contain different
alleles


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*Definition: * Homologous chromosomes are chromosome pairs, one from each
parent, that are similar in length, gene position and centromere location.

*Related Terms:* Chromosome, Genes
*Examples: *
X and Y chromosomes are homologues.



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