okfruma

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Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From ok (yoke) +‎ fruma (cell), a calque based on Ancient Greek ζυγωτός (zugōtós, yoked), whence German Zygote, English zygote and others.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔːk.frʏːma/

Noun[edit]

okfruma f (genitive singular okfrumu, nominative plural okfrumur)

  1. zygote (fertilized egg cell)

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