zygotically

zygotic

[zahy-got-ik]
adjective Biology.
1.
of or pertaining to a zygote.
2.
having zygosity.

Origin:
1905–10; zygote + -ic

zygotically, adverb
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zygote (ˈzaɪɡəʊt, ˈzɪɡ-)
 
n
1.  the cell resulting from the union of an ovum and a spermatozoon
2.  the organism that develops from such a cell
 
[C19: from Greek zugōtos yoked, from zugoun to yoke]
 
zygotic
 
adj
 
zy'gotically
 
adv

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