Zygogenesis



the formation of a zygote.
reproduction by means of gametes.

zygogenesis zy·go·gen·e·sis (zī’gō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
n.
Reproduction involving the formation of a zygote.

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    . the of the temporal bone. . Historical Examples The contracted temporal muscle forms a prominence above the zygoma. Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities–Head–Neck. Sixth Edition. Alexander Miles The facial portion of the skull is short, and the zygoma is deep. The Cambridge Natural History, Vol X., Mammalia Frank Evers Beddard In front of […]

  • Zygomatic

    of, relating to, or situated near the . . Historical Examples The cranial cavity is very small, the orbit confluent with the temporal fossa, and the zygomatic arch massive. The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds In Ornithorhynchus the zygomatic arch is much stouter than in Echidna. The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds As yet there […]



  • Zygomatic arch

    the bony arch at the outer border of the eye socket, formed by the union of the cheekbone and the zygomatic process of the temporal bone. Historical Examples The cranial cavity is very small, the orbit confluent with the temporal fossa, and the zygomatic arch massive. The Vertebrate Skeleton Sidney H. Reynolds In Ornithorhynchus the […]

  • Zygomatic bone

    a bone on each side of the face below the eye, forming the prominence of the cheek; cheekbone. noun either of two bones, one on each side of the skull, that form part of the side wall of the eye socket and part of the zygomatic arch; cheekbone Also called malar, malar bone zygomatic bone […]



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