biovular iovular adj. derived from two separate ferilized ova; -- of twins; as, fraternal twins are biovular. Antonym of {identical}.

Syn: fraternal. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • biovular — BIOVULÁR, Ă adj. (biol.) Bivitelin. [< fr. biovulaire, cf. lat. bis – de două ori, ovula – ou mic]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 13.09.2007. Sursa: DN  BIOVULÁR, Ă adj. bivitelin. (< fr. biovulaire) …   Dicționar Român

  • biovular — Derivado de dos óvulos distintos, como ocurre en los gemelos dicigóticos. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • biovular — adjective (of twins) derived from two separate fertilized ova fraternal twins are biovular • Syn: ↑fraternal • Ant: ↑identical (for: ↑fraternal) * * * (ˈ)bī+ adjective …   Useful english dictionary

  • biovular — see binovular …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • biovular — adjective derived from two separate ova; non identical or fraternal See Also: monovular …   Wiktionary

  • biovular — SYN: diovular. * * * bi·ovu·lar ( )bī äv yə lər, ōv adj of fraternal twins derived from two ova * * * bi·ov·u·lar (bi ovґu lər) binovular …   Medical dictionary

  • biovular — adj. having two eggs …   English contemporary dictionary

  • biovular — bi·ovular …   English syllables

  • Twin — Monozygotic ( identical ) twins A twin is one of two offspring produced in the same pregnancy.[1] Twins can either be monozygotic (in common parlance, identical ), meaning that they develop from one zygote that splits and forms two embryos, or… …   Wikipedia

  • diovular — Relating to two ova. SYN: biovular. [di + Mod. L. ovulum, dim. of L. ovum, egg] * * * di·ovu·lar äv yə lər, ōv adj BIOVULAR …   Medical dictionary

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