-zygous

suff.

Having a zygotic constitution of a specified kind:heterozygous.

Nearby words

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  2. -zilla,
  3. -zoa,
  4. -zoic,
  5. -zoon,
  6. -zyme,
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Science definitions for -zygous

-zygous

A suffix meaning “having zygotes of a specified kind,” as in heterozygous.
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