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Postby biocupid » Sun Jun 24, 2007 2:02 pm

What happen if there is two or more matured ova produced at the same time?
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Postby mith » Sun Jun 24, 2007 2:20 pm

possibility of twins?
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Postby Darby » Mon Jun 25, 2007 3:19 pm

Ah, but what type of twins-?
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Postby Revenged » Sun Jul 01, 2007 12:58 pm

Darby wrote:Ah, but what type of twins-?


dizygotic twins (i.e. non-identical twins) are formed if two ova are released during a menstral cycle and are fertilised separately...

monozygotic twins (i.e. identical twins) are formed from one fertilised zygote... and not too sure how this happens...
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Postby kotoreru » Tue Jul 03, 2007 9:44 pm

I'm a dizygotic twin ;) Ha!
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Postby MrMistery » Wed Jul 04, 2007 9:00 am

Monozygotic twins occur when only one egg cell is fertilised, but shortly after fertilisation, while the cells are still totipotent, the zygote splits in half, generating two genetically identical individuals
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Postby sachin » Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:01 pm

But these cases are quite less but not rare.
dizygotic twins are unlike usually, and growth rate differes. Monozygotic are alike mostly and growth rate of one depends upon "nothing" but same.
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Postby Heronumber0 » Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:43 pm

sachin wrote:But these cases are quite less but not rare.
dizygotic twins are unlike usually, and growth rate differes. Monozygotic are alike mostly and growth rate of one depends upon "nothing" but same.


Agreed but monozygotic twins seem to have some 'link' between them as they mature that defies normal Science.
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Postby kotoreru » Sun Jul 08, 2007 8:49 pm

Oh? Really? Publications or any sort of evidence to back this up is more than welcome.
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Postby Darby » Mon Jul 09, 2007 12:14 pm

There have been studies to indicate that identicals have incredibly similar personalities (often not obvious to folks around them as they almost function as a single entitiy, each revealing different aspects). That could lead to reactions so similar that they might seem to be tapped into each others' brains.

The more metaphysical aspects I know have been tested, but the results don't support the suggestions of telepathy and such.
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