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Below you will find the definition of zygote, followed by 42 sample sentences (from real sources), gradually increasing in length.
(noun) - (genetics) the diploid cell resulting from the union of a haploid spermatozoon and ovum (including the organism that develops from that cell)
EXAMPLES - Zygote in a Sentence
- a zygote which is formed by the union of two sexes. (source)
- The other group says a zygote is a child. if (cells > (source)
- By all the laws of biology, a zygote is a human being. (source)
- ab A zygote is a gamete's way of producing more gametes. (source)
- A sparkplug may not be a car, but a zygote is a human being. (source)
- Did you know that everyone begins as something called a zygote? (source)
- You have a zygote, which is a fertilized egg, and it splits once. (source)
- After a sperm and egg meet, the resulting cell is known as a zygote. (source)
- A fertilised zygote is no more a person than an acorn is an oak tree. (source)
- I wonder if Fred Thompson knows how to spell "zygote" or "blastocoel"? (source)
- The zygote is the first stage of development of an individual human being. (source)
- At conception, said life is accurately described as a "zygote," not a "baby." (source)
- * If a zygote is a human being, then so is a sperm, so masturbation is murder. (source)
- When the OS starts up, it creates a process called the "zygote" and initiaizes the (source)
- What you have in the zygote is the POTENTIAL to form a human being, not a human being. (source)
- This shows that not all persons can correctly assert that they began their life as a zygote. (source)
- This has got to be one of the most obtuse responses to the claim the zygote is a human being. (source)
- You're quite right; amend previous message for mong memory and replace 'zygote' with 'gamete'. (source)
- Modern genetics and biochemistry raise doubt about calling a zygote or blastocyst a human being. (source)
- However, it does not follow that the zygote is not a human being, or that it has not individuated. (source)
- At best, the male pronucleus could be extracted from the zygote, that is, the new, one-celled organism. (source)
- The zygote is a very large cell, but the first waves of rapid cell division occur without increase in cell volume. (source)
- This fertilized ovum, known as a zygote, is a large diploid cell that is the beginning, or primordium, of a human being. " (source)
- Well, a zygote is a clear threat on my health and my life, so I have no more qualms about getting rid of it than I would a tapeworm. (source)
- As you said, this particular line of logic presupposes that the zygote is a person, and it also evokes a dramatic, emotional response. (source)
- I certainly respect your points, anonymous ... but not everybody believes the way you do that a three-celled zygote is akin to an infant. (source)
- Likewise, one might argue, the fact that a zygote may divide does not create problems for the view that the zygote is a distinct human being. (source)
- But I also reject what I see as the false clarity of those who would make all abortions illegal on the grounds that a zygote is a human being. (source)
- Keith L. Moore: "This fertilized ovum, known as a zygote, is a large diploid cell that is the beginning, or primordium, of a human being" (1988. (source)
- This fertilized ovum, known as a zygote, is a large diploid cell that is the beginning, or organ in its earliest development), of a human being. " (source)
- The standard view of those who oppose HESC research is that a human being begins to exist with the emergence of the one-cell zygote at fertilization. (source)
- That is, two haploid cells-usually an ovum from a female and a sperm cell from a male-merge into a single diploid cell called the zygote (or zygocyte). (source)
- Collier's Encyclopedia 1987, v 9, p 117: "The fused sperm and egg, called zygote, is a new individual with full capacities for development in a normal environment (source)
- Maistre: First, on the ontological question of whether a zygote is a human being, I am persuaded that there is in fact no "magic moment" when human being-ness occurs. (source)
- Of course, as one person put it, the sooner we all realize that a zygote is a human but a Muslin, a criminal, a gay or a woman is not, the sooner we'll get back on track. (source)
- Thus, the scientific evidence supports the conclusion that a zygote is a human organism and that the life of a new human being commences at a scientifically well defined "moment of conception." (source)
- It seems that reducing ourselves to biological entities is at play on both the left (men and sexual reproduction are an inconvenience at best, detritus at worst) and the right (a zygote is a person). (source)
- Furthermore, although the pope and his bishops may truly believe a zygote is a "preborn child," the truth is that a great number of active Catholics do not, and they vote, in great numbers, accordingly. (source)
- An individual who is an identical twin cannot be numerically identical to the one-cell zygote, since both twins bear the same relationship to the zygote, and numerical identity must satisfy transitivity. (source)
- That there is some intercellular coordination in the zygote is revealed by the fact that the development of the early embryo requires that some cells become part of the trophoblast while others become part of the inner cell mass. (source)
- September 13th, 2008 at 11: 01 pm fifth monarchy man: Would a Spartan warrior feel slighted if he were to be killed for the good of the community? fifth monarchy man: Do you know of anyone who would seriously claim a zygote is not alive? (source)
- Salmon, taking a cue from Kripke's suggestion of the necessity of origin (Kripke 1972), imagines a particular human egg and a particular human sperm which could merge into a particular human zygote and develop into a particular human being. (source)
The average Flesch reading-ease score of the 42 example sentences provided below is 63.0, which suggests that "zygote" is a standard word that is understood by individuals with a high school diploma or degree, and can be found in news articles, books, magazines and other places.
We have 8 synonyms for zygote.
agate, cote, gate, jugate, quote, scooter, skite, zot
We have 0 antonyms for zygote.
PRONUNCIATION & SYLLABIFICATION
View up to 25 definitions of zygote from 5 different sources, as well as parts of speech.
from The American Heritage© Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- (noun) The cell formed by the union of two gametes, especially a fertilized ovum before cleavage.
- (noun) The organism that develops from a zygote.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- (noun) A fertilized egg cell.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- (noun) In biology, a fertilized ovum, or the equivalent, in plants and in unicellular organisms, of a fertilized egg; the product of the conjugation of gametes, or sexual cells.
- (noun) Same as zygospore.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- (noun) (genetics) the diploid cell resulting from the union of a haploid spermatozoon and ovum (including the organism that develops from that cell)