Definition of Monozygotic

1. Adjective. Derived from a single fertilized egg. "Monozygotic twins"

Partainyms: Zygotic



Definition of Monozygotic

1. Adjective. (context: of an identical twin) That has developed from a single fertilized ovum ¹

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Definition of Monozygotic

1. [adj]

Medical Definition of Monozygotic

1. Monozygous Synonym: unigerminal. See: monozygotic twins. Origin: mono-+ G. Zygotos, yoked (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Monozygotic

monovisioned
monovular
monovular twins
monowheel
monowheels
monoxenous
monoxide
monoxides
monoxime
monoximes
monoxylon
monoxylons
monoxylous
monozoa
monozoic
monozygotic (current term)
monozygotic twin
monozygotic twins
monozygous twin
monozygous twins
mons
mons pubis
mons ureteris
mons veneris
monseigneur
monseigneurs
monsel's salt
monsel's solution
monsieurs
monsignori

Literary usage of Monozygotic

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1. Stopping Alcohol & Other Drug Use Before It Starts: The Future of Preventionedited by Robert L. DuPont edited by Robert L. DuPont (1996)
"Half-siblings of alcoholic parent or parents disproportionately alcoholic. Rates of alcoholism higher in monozygotic twins (71.4 percent) than in dizygotic ..."

2. Treatment of Drug Dependent Individuals with Comorbid Mental Disorders edited by Lisa S. Onken, Jack D. Blaine, Sander Genser, Arthur M. Horton (1998)
"If, however, the association was the result of genes, then no association would be seen in the monozygotic discordant twins because of their identical genes ..."

3. Stress, Gender, and Alcohol-Seeking Behavior edited by Walter A. Hunt, Sam Zakhari (1996)
"206 monozygotic and dizygotic Kopun and Propping reported in twins. The variance in peak BAC and their study that the coefficient of vari- elimination rate ..."

4. Evaluation of Glove Bag Containment in Asbestos Removal by Bruce A. Hollett, Phillip A. Froelich, Paul E. Caplan, Thomas C. Cooper, Stanley A. Shulman (1990)
"The increase in the odds ratio would be the same in the general population (of twins) and in both discordant monozygotic and dizygotic twins, ..."

5. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1917)
"... with numerous illustrations the strange correspondences in detail in the external characters of monozygotic twins, whether found in the carapace of the ..."

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