Meaning of zygotic in English:

zygotic

adjective

Biology

See zygote

  • ‘Several gametic and zygotic reproductive barriers were found in a cross between Japonica and Indica rice varieties.’
  • ‘It is the sperm basal body that serves as a centriole in the zygotic microtubule organizing center.’
  • ‘A post zygotic mutation restricted to somatic cells has been assumed to be responsible for most cases.’
  • ‘Otherwise, abnormal mitosis occurs, which typically results in zygotic death.’
  • ‘Most of the regions identified by these deficiencies do not contain previously identified zygotic cell death genes.’

Pronunciation

zygotic

/zʌɪˈɡɒtɪk/