Definition of zygotic in English:

zygotic

adjective

Biology
  • See zygote

    • ‘Most of the regions identified by these deficiencies do not contain previously identified zygotic cell death genes.’
    • ‘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.’

Pronunciation

zygotic

/zʌɪˈɡɒtɪk/