a that bears a zygospore.
a cell formed by fusion of two similar gametes, as in certain algae and fungi. Historical Examples The zygospore thus formed germinates after a long period and forms a new filament of cells. Scientific American Supplement, Vol. XXI., No. 531, March 6, 1886 Various The product of the union of two zygoblasts is termed a […]
the cell produced by the union of two gametes, before it undergoes cleavage. Historical Examples If this is true, the centrosome of the zygote nucleus must be entirely derived from that of the male pronucleus. Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 9, Slice 3 Various From such a cell (zygote), half male, half female, the body […]
the second stage of prophase in meiosis, during which strands of homologous chromosomes line up and become pairs. noun the second stage of the prophase of meiosis, during which homologous chromosomes become associated in pairs (bivalents) zygotene zy·go·tene (zī’gə-tēn’) n. The stage of meiotic prophase during which the precise point-for-point pairing of the homologous chromosomes […]
of or relating to a . having zygosity. Historical Examples Heterozygote (different yolk), a zygotic individual which contains both members of an allelomorphic pair. Applied Eugenics Paul Popenoe and Roswell Hill Johnson