zygogenesis


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zy•go•gen•e•sis

(ˌzaɪ goʊˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌzɪg oʊ-)

n.
1. the formation of a zygote.
2. reproduction by means of gametes.
[1945–50]
zy`go•ge•net′ic (-dʒəˈnɛt ɪk) adj.