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zyg-

combining form

Definition of zyg-

  1. 1 :  yoke <zygomorphic>

  2. 2 :  pair <zygodactyl>

  3. 3 :  union <zygospore>



Variants of zyg-

or zygo-

Origin of zyg-

New Latin, from Greek, from zygon — more at yoke


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