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FALSE TWINS [1 record]

Record 1 2003-12-05

English

Subject field(s)
  • Embryology
  • Pregnancy
DEF

Two offspring developed from two separate ova fertilized at the same time; they may be of the same or different sex, and they have different genomes.

Key term(s)
  • two egg twins

French

Domaine(s)
  • Embryologie
  • Grossesse
DEF

Jumeaux provenant de deux zygotes différents et par conséquent ne possédant pas un patrimoine héréditaire identique.

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Embriología
  • Embarazo
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