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zygote (ZĪ-gōt): Process of fertilization is complete and results in a single-celled diploid zygote with all the genetic instructions it needs to develop into a human.

zygote intrafallopian transfer (ZIFT): Mixing of the ova and sperm in a laboratory. Fertilization is confirmed to grow into zygotes and then are inserted into the Fallopian tubes.


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