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Monozygotic

monozygotic

Monozygous

Synonym: unigerminal.

See: monozygotic twins.

Origin: mono-_ G. Zygotos, yoked


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Natural selection is proven wrong

... mutations, but they can also arise by recombination during meiosis that ensures that no two individuals will ever be genetically identical (except monozygotic twins). So, bad alleles, over time, tend to be slowly (sometimes quickly if they are fatal or prevent reproduction) removed from populations ...

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by wbla3335
Sun Apr 26, 2009 8:17 am
 
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Sun Feb 22, 2009 10:12 am
 
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... crime based on official convictions. These studies yielded 13 analyses that together gave a concordance rate for criminal behavior of 52% for 202 monozygotic twins and only 21% for 345 dizygotic twins. American, Danish, and Swedish studies of children who were adopted in infancy provide a means ...

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by TJJ
Fri May 16, 2008 12:13 am
 
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Reproduction...

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 ...

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by Heronumber0
Sat Jul 07, 2007 6:43 pm
 
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Reproduction...

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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Wed Jul 04, 2007 2:01 pm
 
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