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Dizygotic Twin

  • By: John M. Quinn
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Two siblings who come from separate ova, or eggs, that are released at the same time from an ovary and are fertilized by separate sperm. Dizygotic twins are also known as fraternal twins. The term originates from di or two and ...

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