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fraternal twin

one of a pair of twins, not necessarily resembling each other, or of the same sex, that develop from two separately fertilized ova.
Compare identical twin.
Origin of fraternal twin
1900-05 Unabridged
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Contemporary definitions for fraternal twins

nonidentical twins who developed from two separate fertilized eggs; also called dizygotic twin's 21st Century Lexicon
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fraternal twins in Medicine

fraternal twins pl.n.
Twins that derive from separately fertilized ova and that have different genetic makeup. They may be of the same or opposite sex.

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