dizygotic

adjective
di·​zy·​got·​ic | \ˌdī-(ˌ)zī-ˈgä-tik \
variants: or less commonly dizygous \ (ˌ)dī-​ˈzī-​gəs \

Definition of dizygotic 

of twins

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The rate of fraternal (or dizygotic) twins tends to rise with the use of certain fertility assistance drugs. Brian Clark Howard, National Geographic, "First Ever Confirmed Case of Puppy Identical Twins," 2 Sep. 2016

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First Known Use of dizygotic

1916, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of dizygotic was in 1916

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dizygotic

adjective
di·​zy·​got·​ic | \ˌdī-zī-ˈgät-ik \
variants: also dizygous \ (ˈ)dī-​ˈzī-​gəs \

Medical Definition of dizygotic 

of twins

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