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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.
British Dictionary definitions for zygote
Derived forms of zygotezygotic (zaɪˈɡɒtɪk, zɪ-), adjectivezygotically, adverb
Word Origin for zygote
Medical definitions for zygote
Other words from zygotezy•got′ic (-gŏt′ĭk) adj.
Scientific definitions for zygote
Cultural definitions for zygote
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.