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zygogenesis

[zahy-goh-jen-uh-sis, zig-oh-]
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noun Biology.
  1. the formation of a zygote.
  2. reproduction by means of gametes.

Origin of zygogenesis

First recorded in 1945–50; zygo- + -genesis
Related formszy·go·ge·net·ic [zahy-goh-juh-net-ik] /ˌzaɪ goʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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zygogenesis in Medicine

zygogenesis

(zī′gō-jĕnĭ-sĭs)
n.
  1. Reproduction involving the formation of a zygote.
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