monovular twins


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mon·o·zy·got·ic twins

twins resulting from one zygote that at an early stage of development separated into independently growing cell aggregations giving rise to two individuals of the same sex and identical genetic constitution.

monovular twins

monovular twins

twins developed from one fertilized ovum, i.e. identical twins.