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Twin - Wikipedia

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Twins are two offspring produced by the same pregnancy. Twins can be either monozygotic ... Women who have a family history of fraternal twins have a higher chance of producing fraternal twins thems...

Is it true that giving birth to twins runs in families? | BabyCenter

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Find out whether the tendency to conceive twins is an inherited trait that runs in ... cycle (hyperovulation) is a genetic trait that can be passed from mother to child. .... Get expert guidance from the world's #1 pregnancy and parenting resource, ...

The Twin Gene - Do Twins Run in Families? - Verywell

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May 5, 2016 ... Find out if twins run in families with this explanation of the genetic connection to twinning. ... I often get emails inquiring, "My grandmother's uncle was a twin. ... Hyper ovulation is the tendency to release multiple eggs during ...

Is the probability of having twins determined by genetics? - Genetics ...

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6 days ago ... The likelihood of conceiving twins is a complex trait. ... To explain how DZ twinning can run in families, researchers have looked for genetic ...

Do twins run in families? - Health questions - NHS Choices

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However, non-identical twins can run in families. ... Some women may be genetically more likely to produce more than one egg during a menstrual cycle ...

Does the father carry the gene for twins? | Reference.com

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There is no evidence suggesting that identical twins run in families. ... Even if there is a genetic tendency to produce twins in the male line, a man's sperm cannot ...

human biology - Do twins "run in the family"? - Biology Stack ...

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Aug 27, 2012 ... Are the genes for twinning very rare or do they just rarely produce twins? ... However, because fraternal twins can be the result of a gene on the ...

Causes of Identical Twinning - Twinslist.org

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Identical twins in almost all cases do not run in families. .... Each male would have to mate with the 'right' female to get a series of monozygotic children in a family. ... That is supposed to be a genetic tendency that can be passed from mother to ...

Do Twins Run in Families? Understanding the connection between ...

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Apr 7, 2013 ... I often get emails inquiring, "My grandmother's uncle was a twin. ... But do twins really run in families? ... Hyper ovulation is the tendency to release multiple eggs during ovulation, increasing the chances of conceiving dizygotic ...

Fraternal twins - Huggies

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Fraternal twins tend to run in familiesthe tendency for hyper ovulation during ... Unlike identical twins, fraternal twins can be different genders or the same: e.g. ...

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Twins - Understanding Genetics - The Tech Museum of Innovation

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Jun 25, 2014 ... On the other hand, fraternal twins can run in families. ... is a higher chance that two eggs could get fertilized at once, leading to fraternal twins.

Do genes influence whether someone has twins, either identical or ...

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There is no doubt that twinning seems to run in some families. ... At the moment it is not clear whether these just occur by chance and we get to hear about ... influence on the chance of twins, although he can pass the tendency to his daughters.

The Claim: Twins Always Skip a Generation - The New York Times

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Oct 2, 2007 ... Can You Get Too Much Protein? ... Because this gene can be passed on, the tendency to have fraternal twins can in fact run in families. Identical twins ... Twins can run in families, but do not necessarily bypass generations.