• zygote
  • [noun] A cell that is the result of the combination of two gametes (e.g., a sperm and an egg) and which contains a full set of chromosomes.

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Fick, Adolf

[person] German physicist and physiologist (1829-1901) born in Kassel, Germany. Building upon the work of Thomas Graham, Fick introduced the notion…

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