Definition of monozygote in English:

monozygote

noun

Biology Medicine
  • A monozygotic twin (or triplet, etc.); = "monozygotic".

adjective

Biology Medicine
  • Monozygotic.

Origin

1920s; earliest use found in Journal of the Royal Statistical Society. From mono- + zygote, after monozygotic [noun], monozygous. Compare French monozygote.

Pronunciation

monozygote

/ˌmɒnə(ʊ)ˈzʌɪɡəʊt/