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dizygotic

[dahy-zahy-got-ik] /ˌdaɪ zaɪˈgɒt ɪk/
adjective
1.
developed from two fertilized ova, as fraternal twins.
Also, dizygous
[dahy-zahy-guh s] /daɪˈzaɪ gəs/ (Show IPA)
.
Origin of dizygotic
1925-1930
1925-30; di-1 + zygotic
Related forms
dizygosity
[dih-zahy-gos-i-tee] /ˌdɪ zaɪˈgɒs ɪ ti/ (Show IPA),
noun
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dizygosity in Medicine

dizygotic di·zy·got·ic (dī'zī-gŏt'ĭk) or di·zy·gous (dī-zī'gəs)
adj.
Derived from two separately fertilized eggs. Used especially of fraternal twins.

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