Origin of zygote
Examples from the Web for zygote
What is the relation between gamete and zygote, between zygote and gamete?
The first change the zygote undergoes in all animals is what is generally called the segmentation or cleavage of the ovum.
There exists repulsion between the factors G and F in a zygote which is heterozygous for them both.
But the problem of the way in which characters are distributed from gamete to zygote and from zygote to gamete remained as before.
The resulting coupled cell or zygote divides into two, which again encyst.
Word Origin for zygote
1880, coined 1878 by German cytologist Eduard Strasburger (1844-1912), the widespread attribution to William Bateson being apparently erroneous; from Greek zygotos "yoked," from zygon "yoke" (see jugular).
The single cell that results from fertilization of an ovum by a sperm. After dividing several times, it implants in the uterus. It continues to divide, producing more cells and passing through the stages of embryo and fetus.