monozygotic twins

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monozygotic twins

[¦män·ō‚zī′gäd·ik ′twinz]
(biology)
Twins which develop from a single fertilized ovum. Also known as identical twins.
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Three dimensions were used to measure religiosity: personal devotion, personal conservatism and institutional conservatism in white, female same-sex twins (n = 1,902 pairs) both monozygous and dizygous.
It is an accepted medical doctrine that monochorionic twins are exclusively monozygous," said Dr.