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zygogenesis

[zahy-goh-jen-uh-sis, zig-oh-] /ˌzaɪ goʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌzɪg oʊ-/
noun, Biology
1.
the formation of a zygote.
2.
reproduction by means of gametes.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; zygo- + -genesis
Related forms
zygogenetic
[zahy-goh-juh-net-ik] /ˌzaɪ goʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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zygogeneses in Medicine

zygogenesis zy·go·gen·e·sis (zī'gō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Reproduction involving the formation of a zygote.

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