zygotaxis

noun
zy·​go·​tax·​is | \ ˌzīgəˈtaksə̇s, ˌzig- \

Definition of zygotaxis

: the attraction between two zygophores or suspensors that is immediately responsible for conjugation

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History and Etymology for zygotaxis

New Latin, from zyg- + -taxis

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“Zygotaxis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/zygotaxis. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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