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Twins may or may not be identical.

Asked by nandinidwivedi062002 20th February 2018, 2:27 PM
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  • Sometimes, two eggs are released from the ovaries at a time and both may get fertilised by two different sperms. Such twins are dizygotic and not identical.
  • Sometimes, a single fertilised egg may split during the early stages of cell division. Such twins are monozygotic and are identical.
  • Therefore, twins may or may not be identical.
Answered by Expert 20th February 2018, 2:48 PM
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