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Identical twins

Identical twins --> monozygotic Twins

identical twins, twins which are the result of a single zygote (fertilized egg) splitting into two cell masses and becoming two individuals. The twins are genetically identical and are always of the same sex (both males or both females).

Compare: dizygotic twins. See monozygotic Twins.


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Re: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?

... to understand the same event differently; but what would be said of identical twins that basically has similar cellular make up, but would interpret the same event differently ...

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by Fearnot
Fri Sep 13, 2013 7:06 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: Do We Have The Freedom Of Choice?
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Re: Step Twin

Now, actually this is possible. Some prerequisites involve: Identical twins or sisters with at least enough identical DNA to produce an egg each, of which contain identical ...

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by fastsandslash
Thu Aug 05, 2010 3:42 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Step Twin
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Step Twin

BTW you can't forget, that the twins have identical DNA, but DNA in their eggs won't be identical, right? ;) *So, the chance of them getting the ...

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by JackBean
Mon Aug 02, 2010 7:59 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Step Twin
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Step Twin

... from mother and the other half from father), so the kids would not be identical. (but BTW the identical twins have the same DNA, that's why are they identical ;)

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by JackBean
Mon Jul 26, 2010 6:01 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Step Twin
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Step Twin

... hear me out. Hypothetical situation, a male is with two females who are identical twins. If I am correct, identical twins have very close identical DNA. So if the male got the ...

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by Seasrmar
Mon Jul 26, 2010 5:06 am
 
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Step Twin
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