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monozygotic

[mon-uh-zahy-got-ik] /ˌmɒn ə zaɪˈgɒt ɪk/
adjective
1.
developed from a single fertilized ovum, as identical twins.
Also, monozygous
[mon-uh-zahy-guh s] /ˌmɒn əˈzaɪ gəs/ (Show IPA)
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Origin of monozygotic
1915-1920
First recorded in 1915-20; mono- + zygotic
Related forms
monozygote
[mon-uh-zahy-goht] /ˌmɒn əˈzaɪ goʊt/ (Show IPA),
noun
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British Dictionary definitions for monozygous

monozygotic

/ˌmɒnəʊzaɪˈɡɒtɪk/
adjective
1.
(of twins) derived from a single fertilized ovum, and so identical
Word Origin
C20
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monozygous in Medicine

monozygotic mon·o·zy·got·ic (mŏn'ō-zī-gŏt'ĭk)
adj.
Derived from a single fertilized ovum or embryonic cell mass. Used especially of identical twins.

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