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

Definition of zygotaxis

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

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Origin and Etymology of zygotaxis

New Latin, from zyg- + -taxis

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a brief usually trivial fact

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