Definitions

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  • adj. Of or pertaining to a zygote.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of, pertaining to, or produced by means of, fertilized eggs or zygotes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to a zygote

Etymologies

zygote +‎ -ic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the first two examples, and to a lesser extent in large animal zygotes that undergo post-zygotic development without external sources of nutrition (e.g. Xenopus), the resulting hierarchies are fully nested and display the property of summativity.

    A New Book

  • And Marc L. Greenberg, of Lawrence, Kan., takes top honors for his brainstorm: “This could be a zygotic episode, particularly if the parents are crazy in love.”

    Word Fugitives

  • If the populations are brought back into contact, this post-zygotic barrier could drive the selection for pre-zygotic barriers to reproduction which would lead to complete reproductive isolation.

    Essays in Honor of OOS - The Panda's Thumb

  • Such results can be related to the formation of meiotic trivalent in the hybrids leading to the production of viable aneuploid gametes and post-zygotic elimination of embryos due to chromosomal non disjunction events at meiosis.

    The Rise of Human Chromosome 2: Beyond the Deme - The Panda's Thumb

  • But its two-part quasi-zygotic larval stages are the milk and the cookie

    Jeff Dorchen: Abortion: A Poem with Oysters

  • Scooty must first command the zygotic thrustification, with every available pimp.

    Think Progress » Scooter Libby trial: Day 1.

  • The zygotic stage only lasts for a few days, and it takes several days before most women know they are pregnant.

    Bill O'Reilley on the abortion issue

  • Therefore, the proportion of A1 gametes, and thus the frequency of the A1 allele in the second generation at the zygotic stage, is: p²

    Population Genetics

  • In the one-locus case, we saw that in a large randomly mating population, there is a simple relationship between the frequencies of the gamete types and of the zygotic genotypes that they form.

    Population Genetics

  • In the first generation, the genotypic frequencies at the zygotic stage are p2, 2pq and q2 for

    Population Genetics

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    December 5, 2008

  • I'm wondering, are race and traitor together zygotic words?

    December 5, 2008