A zygote flashcard.

The fertilised egg cell. The union of male and female gametes (sperm and ovum) is called fertilisation; the resulting cell is a zygote[1].


  1. ^ Terres, John K. (1980). The Audubon Society Encyclopedia of North American Birds. Alfred A. Knopf, Inc. ISBN 0394466519. 
Anatomy of an amiotic egg This article is part of Project Glossary, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each term related to animals.

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