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Medical Dictionary - Letter: z



TermDefinitionPronunciation
zo/oanimal life
zooplanktonMinute free-floating animal organisms which live in practically all natural waters.
zyg/ounion, junction, yoke
zygomaEither of a pair of bones that form the prominent part of the CHEEK and contribute to the ORBIT on each side of the SKULL.
zygomycosisAn acute, sometimes fatal fungal infection.
zygoteThe fertilized ovum resulting from the fusion of a male and a female gamete.
zymo-fermentation