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English definition of “monozygotic”


adjective     /ˌmɒn.əʊ.zaɪˈɡɒt.ɪk/ US  /ˌmɑː.noʊ.zaɪˈɡɑː.t̬ɪk/ specialized
If twins are monozygotic, they develop from just one egg and are commonly described as identical twins. → Compare dizygoticGeneticsInnate and congenital
(Definition of monozygotic adjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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