Difference between Paternal and Maternal Twins?

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The difference between maternal and paternal twins is determined by the fertilization and number of the eggs. The difference is that Identical twins come from the similar egg while fraternal from two dissimilar eggs. This is brought about by the zygote consisting of two haploid sets of chromosomes bearing genes indicating the maternal and paternal family ranks.
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The zygote consists of two haploid sets of chromosomes
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Neither of those are terms. I think you were going for FRATERNAL twins, which is the alternative to identical twins. Identical twins have identical DNA and look exactly alike. Fraternal
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"Maternal" is of or pertaining to the mother, "paternal" is of or pertaining to the father.
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Paternal means "of the father" and Maternal means "of the mother." Think of Paternal as "Pa" and Maternal as "Ma"
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Maternal and paternal are terms that are used when referring to a child's parents. Maternal refers to the mother. Paternal refers to the father. For example, ' ...
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