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IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used in Toxicology, 2nd Edition
IUPAC Recommendations, 2007

IUPAC Glossary of Terms Used in Toxicology - Terms Starting with Z

zero order kinetics
Kinetics of a reaction in which the rate is independent of the concentration(s) of the reactants.
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zoocide
Substance intended to kill animals.

zygote
  1. Cell such as a fertilized egg resulting from the fusion of two gametes.
  2. Cell obtained as a result of complete or partial fusion of cells produced by meiosis.