monozygotic twin


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Noun1.monozygotic twin - either of two twins developed from the same fertilized ovum (having the same genetic material)monozygotic twin - either of two twins developed from the same fertilized ovum (having the same genetic material)
conjoined twin, Siamese twin - one of a pair of identical twins born with their bodies joined at some point
twin - either of two offspring born at the same time from the same pregnancy
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We present here a case of discordant CAVB that sustained remission in monozygotic twin infants who were autoimmune negative and did not have any structural heart disease.
Genetic, environmental and stochastic factors in monozygotic twin discordance with a focus on epigenetic differences.
In 16 of the 27 monozygotic twin pairs participating in the study, one member of the pair had been exposed to cytomegalovirus but the other had not.
Some years ago, one (Twin A) of a pair of apparently monozygotic twin girls (Twins A and B) approached the genetic counselling clinic for a consultation regarding predictive testing for HD.
Twin studies have shown that monozygotic twin sisters are frequently, if not always, discordant with respect to preeclampsia and/or HELLP.
Kawasaki disease associated with measles virus infection in a monozygotic twin.
Annett, (1994), found that the preferential use of left upper limb is significantly more pronounced in twins subjects (almost in the same proportion in monozygotic twin pairs and dizygotic twin pairs) (I.
Cantrell's pentalogy in the first twin from a monozygotic twin pregnancy: a case presentation and literature review
Twin studies of normal glucose-tolerant individuals whose monozygotic twin has type 2 diabetes provide compelling evidence; these persons have an 80% probability of developing type 2 diabetes and, therefore, can most likely be classified as having prediabetes.
His monozygotic twin brother also deserved attention as he had had fainting episodes and mixed type syncope on a previously performed HUT.
Key words: wolf, Canis, lupus, monozygotic twin, identical twin.