Monday, September 28, 2015

Fact of the Day: Twin Difference

The reason some twins are identical is that because the original zygote cell split into two which formed two embryos. Fraternal twins are formed from two separate zygotes. 

17 comments:

  1. Smart uniforms - I think I see wings on the left side of the jacket.
    Thus I presume Air Stewardess or as they were once called - "Hosties"????
    If Stewardesses with what airline???
    B J Hunnicut

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  2. I knew this.. they do look good all dressed up ready to go.

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  3. I knew this because I older older identical twin brothers.

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  4. You know, I've always wanted to have twin kids. However, hubby thinks three kids are enough...:P

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  5. I think I've heard about it before, interesting!

    http://anna-alina.blogspot.com/

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  6. Knew that one. There are still slight differences to most, can't notice unless you are around them a lot though

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  7. Since my cohort and I are two completely different zygotes I still consider us fraternal, non-related twins. Thanks for clarifying.

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  8. I knew this one from biology class. It's probably the only thing that I retained. Lmao

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  9. The Navy twins are awesome. We are blessed to have fraternal twin grandgirls and they are as different as day and night...one blond, blue eyed, the other, dark hair and eyes...they are beautiful.....

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  10. I just saw Kit Harrington's on-set pics.....squeeeee!!!! He was wearing the Stark sigil?!?!
    PS Thanks for keeping me up-to-date with these stuff, Adam. :)

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  11. Nice fact. This uniform is marvelous !

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