zygosis

noun zy·go·sis \ zīˈgōsə̇s , zə̇ˈ- \

Definition of zygosis

plural zygoses \-ōˌsēz\
:zygote formation :union of gametes :conjugation used especially in combination — see heterozygosis

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Origin and Etymology of zygosis

New Latin, from zyg- + -osis


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