monovular
adjective Date: 1929 monozygotic

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  • monovular — adj. (Biol.) derived from a single egg or ovum; of twins; as, identical twins are monovular. Contrasted with {fraternal}. Syn: identical. [WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • monovular — Véase uniovular. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

  • monovular — adjective (of twins) derived from a single egg or ovum identical twins are monovular • Syn: ↑identical • Ant: ↑fraternal (for: ↑identical) • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • monovular — adjective Derived from the same ovum; identical. See Also: biovular …   Wiktionary

  • monovular — mon·ovu·lar ( )mä näv yə lər, nōv adj MONOZYGOTIC * * * mon·ov·u·lar (mon ovґu lər) pertaining to or derived from a single oocyte; as monozygotic twins …   Medical dictionary

  • monovular — mon·ovular …   English syllables

  • mono-ovular twins — monovular twins monozygotic t s …   Medical dictionary

  • Twin — One of two children produced in the same pregnancy and born during the same birth process. Twins can develop from one ovum (egg) or from two ova (eggs): {{}}Twins from one ovum: Twins that develop from a single ovum are called monozygotic. They… …   Medical dictionary

  • multiple pregnancy — pregnancy in which two or more fetuses exist simultaneously; it may be monovular (resulting from the fertilization of a single oocyte) or polyovular (resulting from the fertilization of more than one oocyte). When more than two fetuses coexist,… …   Medical dictionary

  • uniovular — Que se desarrolla de un único óvulo, como en los gemelos monocigóticos, a diferencia de los gemelos dicigóticos. Véase monovular. Diccionario Mosby Medicina, Enfermería y Ciencias de la Salud, Ediciones Hancourt, S.A. 1999 …   Diccionario médico

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