also dizygous adjective Date: 1916 of twins fraternal 2

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  • dizygotic — [dī zī′gəsdī΄zī gät′ik] adj. developing from two fertilized eggs, as fraternal twins: also dizygous [dī zī′gəs] …   English World dictionary

  • dizygotic — di·zy·got·ic .dī zī gät ik also di·zy·gous ( )dī zī gəs adj of twins FRATERNAL * * * di·zy·got·ic (di″zi gotґik) pertaining to or derived from two separate zygotes, as dizygotic (fraternal) twins …   Medical dictionary

  • dizygotic — adj. Dizygotic is used with these nouns: ↑twin …   Collocations dictionary

  • dizygotic — adjective derived from two separately fertilized eggs dizygotic twins • Syn: ↑dizygous • Pertains to noun: ↑zygotic (for: ↑dizygous), ↑zygotic …   Useful english dictionary

  • dizygotic — Twins arising as a result of the fertilization of two ova by two spermatozoa and thus genetically non identical, in contrast to monozygotic twins …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • dizygotic — dizygosity /di zuy gos i tee/, n. /duy zuy got ik/, adj. developed from two fertilized ova, as fraternal twins. Also, dizygous /duy zuy geuhs/. [1925 30; DI 1 + ZYGOTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • dizygotic — adjective Derived from two eggs that have been separately fertilized; dizygous Syn: dizygous …   Wiktionary

  • dizygotic —    Twins produced from two separate zygotes. Also called fraternal twins. On average, one half of their genomes are shared …   Forensic science glossary

  • dizygotic — adj. developing from two fertilized eggs (such as fraternal twins) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • dizygotic — [ˌdʌɪzʌɪ gɒtɪk] adjective (of twins) derived from two separate ova, and so not identical …   English new terms dictionary