Dizygotic Sentence Examples
Identical twins are also called monozygotic, and non-identical, dizygotic or fraternal.
Q. One of my dizygotic twins has died at 25 weeks, what are the risks for the surviving twin?
Fraternal twins are referred to as dizygotic twins, meaning that two unions of two gametes or male/female sex cells occurred to produce two separate embryos.
Twinning seems to run in some families, is mainly confined to fraternal (dizygotic twins) and seems to be entirely a property of the mother, not the father.
Fraternal, or dizygotic, twins occur when the mother produces two eggs in one monthly cycle and both eggs are fertilized.Advertisement