zygonema zy·go·ne·ma (zī’gə-nē’mə)
belonging to the Zygophyllaceae, the caltrop family of plants. adjective of, relating to, or belonging to the Zygophyllaceae, an Old World family of flowering plants having pinnate leaves and capsules as fruits: includes the lignum vitae
a plant that reproduces by means of zygospores. noun a plant, such as an alga, that reproduces by means of zygospores
belonging or pertaining to the suborder Zygoptera, comprising the damselflies. any member of this suborder.
the union of two gametes; conjugation. noun (biology) another name for conjugation zygosis zy·go·sis (zī-gō’sĭs, zĭ-) n. pl. zy·go·ses (-sēz) The union of gametes to form a zygote; conjugation.