monozygous

monozygotic

[mon-uh-zahy-got-ik]
adjective
developed from a single fertilized ovum, as identical twins.
Also, monozygous [mon-uh-zahy-guhs] .


Origin:
1915–20; mono- + zygotic

monozygote [mon-uh-zahy-goht] , noun
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monozygotic or monozygous (ˌmɒnəʊzaɪˈɡɒtɪk, ˌmɒnəʊˈzaɪɡəs)
 
adj
(of twins) derived from a single fertilized ovum, and so identical
 
[C20]
 
monozygous or monozygous
 
adj
 
[C20]

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monozygotic mon·o·zy·got·ic (mŏn'ō-zī-gŏt'ĭk)
adj.
Derived from a single fertilized ovum or embryonic cell mass. Used especially of identical twins.

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