Glossary Z

Zygote is defined as a new and single cell formed at conception from the union of a sperm and an ovum (egg cell); a fertilized egg. Likewise, Zygote is the first phase of fetal development, when a single cell is formed from two (2) gametes.

Zygote Intra-Fallopian Tube Transfer (ZIFT) refers too a reproductive technique in which the sperm and ova are collected and fertilized outside the body, and the fertilized zygote is then placed into the Fallopian tube.

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