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. 2004.

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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 — plural noun Fraternal twins, ie twins that have developed from two zygotes • • • Main Entry: ↑dizygotic …   Useful english dictionary

  • dizygotic twins — dizygotic twins. См. неидентичные близнецы. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • Dizygotic twin — A twins who have shared a common uterine environment with its twin but is due to a different fertilized ovum. Dizygotic twins are also called fraternal twins …   Medical dictionary

  • dizygotic — also dizygous adjective Date: 1916 of twins fraternal 2 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 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

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