enzygotic


enzygotic
Derived from a single fertilized ovum; denoting twins so derived. [G. eis (en), one, + zygote]

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en·zy·got·ic .en-zī-'gät-ik adj of twins MONOZYGOTIC

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en·zy·got·ic (en″zi-gotґik) developed from the same zygote.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • enzygotic — adj. developing from a single fertilized egg (such as identical twins) …   English contemporary dictionary

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