dizygotic

[ dahy-zahy-got-ik ]
/ ˌdaɪ zaɪˈgɒt ɪk /

adjective

developed from two fertilized ova, as fraternal twins.
Also di·zy·gous [dahy-zahy-guh s] /daɪˈzaɪ gəs/.

Origin of dizygotic

First recorded in 1925–30; di-1 + zygotic
Related formsdi·zy·gos·i·ty [dih-zahy-gos-i-tee] /ˌdɪ zaɪˈgɒs ɪ ti/, noun
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Medicine definitions for dizygotic

dizygotic

[ dī′zī-gŏtĭk ]

adj.

Derived from two separately fertilized eggs. Used especially of fraternal twins.
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Science definitions for dizygotic

dizygotic

[ dī′zī-gŏtĭk ]
dizygous (dī-zīgəs)

Derived from two separately fertilized eggs. Used especially of fraternal twins.
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