Twins, The

Twins, The,

English name for GeminiGemini
[Lat.,=the twins], northern constellation lying on the ecliptic (the sun's apparent path through the heavens) between Taurus and Cancer, N of Canis Minor; it is one of the constellations of the zodiac. Gemini is traditionally depicted as two men.
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in common usage, group of stars that appear to form a configuration in the sky; properly speaking, a constellation is a definite region of the sky in which the configuration of stars is contained.
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With regard to comparison of perinatal outcome of first and second twins, the 1minute Apgar score wasless than 7 in 4(8%) first and in 11(22%) second twins, (p value 0.
In the youngest twins, the scientists found relatively few epigenetic differences.
As can be seen from this brief summary of attachment styles in twins, the grief process may appear differently in the surviving twin depending on the attachment style.
For some twins, especially identical twins, the twin relationship is closer even than that shared with their mother (Noble, 1983).
For MZ twins, the developmental stage of identity versus role confusion can be difficult even under normal conditions (Segal, 1998a).
Because they were having twins, the couple were referred to a perinatalogist, a specialist in high-risk pregnancies.
While other countries, such as Japan, have a low rate of twins, the rate is increasing worldwide, TwinMajority.
Like most identical twins, the Hensel girls look very much alike.
Among both groups of twins, the onset of cancer at a young age in one twin increased the chance that the other twin would develop the disease.
There are many kinds of conjoined twins, the result of a fertilized egg that splits into twins but doesn't fully separate.
In some pairs the matching twin had developed the disease at a later date, and in others the sibling remained healthy By recruiting twins, the team had a model that automatically controlled for many genetic factors associated with Alzheimer's disease.
After getting over the initial shock of learning she was pregnant with twins, the 37-year-old electronics technician recalls inquiring about literature on multiple births but finding almost none.