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dizygotic

 [di″zi-got´ik] ()
pertaining to or derived from two separate zygotes (fertilized ova); said of twins. See also monozygotic.

di·zy·got·ic

, dizygous (dī'zī-got'ik, dī-zī'gŭs),
Relating to twins derived from two separate zygotes, that is, bearing the same genetic relationship as full sibs but sharing a common intrauterine environment.
[G. di-, two, + zygotos, yoked together]

dizygotic

/di·zy·got·ic/ (di″zi-got´ik) pertaining to or derived from two separate zygotes.

dizygotic

(dī′zī-gŏt′ĭk) or

dizygous

(dī-zī′gəs)
adj.
Derived from two separately fertilized eggs. Used especially of fraternal twins.

dizygotic

[dī′zīgot′ik]
Etymology: Gk, di, twice, zygotos, yolked together
pertaining to twins from two fertilized ova. Compare monozygotic. See also twinning.

di·zy·got·ic

, dizygous (dī-zī-got'ik, dī-zī'gŭs)
Relating to twins derived from two zygotes but sharing a common intrauterine environment.
[G. di-, two, + zygotos, yoked together]

dizygotic

Derived from two separately fertilized eggs (ova). The term is used especially to refer to non-identical twins. Distinguished from monozygotic twins, who are derived from a single fertilized ovum and are identical.

dizygotic

fraternal twins, formed by simultaneous fertilization of two separate eggs

dizygotic, dizygous

pertaining to or derived from two separate zygotes (fertilized ova); said of twins.