posted by Ishmael .
What do we call the first few divisions of the zygote? What process must occur to allow these divisions?
I would assume that it is called mitosis. However, since this is not my area of expertise, I searched Google under the key words "zygote divisions" to get these possible sources:
In the future, you can find the information you desire more quickly, if you use appropriate key words to do your own search. Also see http://hanlib.sou.edu/searchtools/.
I hope this helps. Thanks for asking.