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zero population growth
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steady population size where birth rates and death rates are equal

zoea
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larval stage in the early development of crustaceans

zona pellucida
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protective layer of glycoproteins on the mammalian egg

zoonosis
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disease that primarily infects animals that is transmitted to humans

Zygomycota
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(also, conjugated fungi) phylum of fungi that form a zygote contained in a zygospore

zygospore
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structure with thick cell wall that contains the zygote in zygomycetes

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