binovular


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binovular

 [bin-ov´u-ler]
pertaining to or derived from two distinct ova.

binovular

/bin·ov·u·lar/ (bin-ov´u-ler) pertaining to or derived from two distinct oocytes or ova.

binovular

[bīnov′yələr]
Etymology: L, bini + ovum, egg
developing from two distinct ova, as in dizygotic twins. Also diovular. Compare uniovular.

bin·ov·u·lar

(bin-ov'yū-lăr)
Derived from two oocytes (ova) of fraternal twins.

binovular

Of twins, derived from two separate eggs and thus non-identical. Compare UNIOVULAR.

binovular

pertaining to or derived from two distinct ova.

binovular twins
twins derived from two ova, that is, not identical or monozygotic twins. See also dizygotic.