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monozygotic

[mon-uh-zahy-got-ik]
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adjective
  1. developed from a single fertilized ovum, as identical twins.
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Also mon·o·zy·gous [mon-uh-zahy-guh s] /ˌmɒn əˈzaɪ gəs/.

Origin of monozygotic

First recorded in 1915–20; mono- + zygotic
Related formsmon·o·zy·gote [mon-uh-zahy-goht] /ˌmɒn əˈzaɪ goʊt/, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for monozygotic

monozygotic

monozygous (ˌmɒnəʊˈzaɪɡəs)

adjective
  1. (of twins) derived from a single fertilized ovum, and so identical
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Word Origin

C20
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monozygotic in Medicine

monozygotic

(mŏn′ō-zī-gŏtĭk)
adj.
  1. Derived from a single fertilized ovum or embryonic cell mass. Used especially of identical twins.
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