zygosis

Definitions:

  • The union of gametes to form a zygote; conjugation.
  • Asexual intercourse of protoplasmic bodies, resulting in their confluence and coalescence; the process and result of conjugation in protozoans or other of the lowest organisms. See <internalXref urlencoded="conjugation">conjugation</internalXref>, 4.
  • [<em>capitalized</em>] [NL. (Förster, 1869).] A genus of hymenopterous insects.
  • In <em>botany</em>, conjugation; the fusion or union of two distinct cells or protoplasmic masses for reproduction. See <internalXref urlencoded="conjugation">conjugation</internalXref>, 4.
  • The process of the merging of two gametes. Same as <xref urlencoded="conjugation">conjugation</xref>.
  • The union of <xref>gametes</xref> to form a <xref>zygote</xref>; <xref>conjugation</xref>.
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