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identical

(ī-dĕn′tĭ-kəl)
adj.
1. Being the same: another orator who used the senator's identical words.
2. Exactly equal and alike: Your car is identical to mine. Are the fingerprints at the crime scene identical with those of the accused?
3. Biology Of or relating to a twin or twins developed from the same fertilized ovum and having the same genetic makeup and closely similar appearance; monozygotic.

i·den′ti·cal·ly adv.

identical

[L. identicus, the same]
Exactly alike.
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"Identical twin pairs with acne had a higher BMI [body mass index] and exercised less than those without," the researchers added.
A whopping 79% of Kyrgyzstan's and 56% of Tajikistan's laws are identical to the Russian law (compared with 4% for Kazakhstan, 5% for Uzbekistan).
"The mother's ultrasound at six weeks showed a single placenta and positioning of amniotic sacs that indicated she was expecting identical twins.
Later, the identical car owner discovered his mistake, but it was too late - he had already filled the car with gas, the report stated.
The court, however, ordered to club the identical petitions of Behria Town and adjourned hearing of the case for indefinite time.
Scientists have not managed to calculate the chances of a mother having identical triplets.
Identical twins develop from a single zygote that splits into two individual cells and develops into two individuals.
The odds of naturally conceived, identical triplets are estimated at up to one in 200 million.
Ten-month-old Roman, Rocco and Rohan Tierney are completely identical and were conceived naturally - meaning the odds of them being born were up to one in 200 million.
"We continue to see outstanding double-digit identical sales growth in our natural foods department," he said.
Now the boards are considering amendments to the standards to clarify portions of them, which could result in areas where the standards are not identical. "Most likely, where the final standard was practically identical, we will no longer be completely identical," IASB Chairman Hans Hoogervorst told the IFRS Foundation at an April 16 meeting in Toronto.