Glossary

An A-Z of keywords and phrases, all of which are relevant to the post-16 biology curriculum.

 

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Zoonosis

The transmission of an infectious disease from animals to humans.

Zygote

A fertilised ovum, created by the union of the nuclei from an ovum (egg) and a sperm cell.