dichorial twins

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di·zy·got·ic twins

twins derived from two zygotes.

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This is consistent with the recommendations of the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to deliver dichorionic twins by 37 weeks and monochorionic twins by 36 weeks of gestation.
Victoria A, Mora G, Arias F: Perinatal outcome, placental pathology, and severity of discordance in monochorionic and dichorionic twins.
In the other 25% of monozygotic twins, the egg splits quickly, within 3 days, yielding two separate units and creating dichorionic twins, each with their own placenta.
Increased perinatal mortality and morbidity in monochorionic versus dichorionic twin pregnancies: clinical implications of a large Dutch cohort study: BJOG.
We also routinely institute fetal nonstress testing at 32 weeks' gestation for monochorionic twins and at 34 weeks for our dichorionic twins.
This interdependency is fundamentally different from the less-entwined relationship of dichorionic twins, and makes monitoring more complicated and all the more important.
Compared with dichorionic twins, however, monochorionic twins required assisted ventilation (3.