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Does the mother or father determine twins?


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2007-08-10 23:23:27
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There are two primary types of twins, Identical and Fraternal.

Identical twins occur when the egg splits after fertilization. To date no indication of a genetic link has been found. Anyone has a chance, though small, of having identical twins.

Fraternal twins occur when more than one egg is dropped during ovulation. This trait can be inherited from the mother's side of the family. Studies have shown that the chances are also increased by being overweight or older.


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The mother will determine if there are fraternal twins. Fraternal twins are caused by the mother letting two eggs down the tubes at once. Identical twins are caused by the fertilized egg splitting into two embryos. Why this occurs no one has figured out.

Both such twins obtain the half of genome which belongs to their father.

Jörg Kaulitz. Him and the twins' mother (Simone) divorced.

Yes, and the same mother, also.

Identical twins will have the same father, so a paternity test is done just like for any kid. With fraternal twins, it is possible, but very, very rare, to have different fathers for the babies.

There are many possibilities, but two things are certain: at least one parent must be type A or AB, and at least one parent must be Rh + A child with blood type A+ can have the following combinations of parents: Mother A+, Father A+ Mother A+, Father A- Mother A-, Father A+ Mother A+, Father B+ Mother A+, Father B- Mother A-, Father B+ Mother A+, Father AB+ Mother A+, Father AB- Mother A-, Father AB+ Mother A+, Father O+ Mother A+, Father O- Mother A-, Father O+ Mother B+, Father A+ Mother B+, Father A- Mother B-, Father A+ Mother B+, Father AB+ Mother B+, Father AB- Mother B-, Father AB+ Mother AB+, Father A+ Mother AB+, Father A- Mother AB-, Father A+ Mother AB+, Father B+ Mother AB+, Father B- Mother AB-, Father B+ Mother AB+, Father AB+ Mother AB+, Father AB- Mother AB-, Father AB+ Mother AB+, Father O+ Mother AB+, Father O- Mother AB-, Father O+ Mother O+, Father A+ Mother O+, Father A- Mother O-, Father A+ Mother O+, Father AB+ Mother O+, Father AB- Mother O-, Father AB+

DNA testing can determine if your brother, sister, father or mother are your true biological ones.

when you meet with a grow up all way tamagotchi v3 or v4 not a v4.5 or v5 then it will turn black and then the mother will have the babys and the father will get the other baby and by the way the mother will have twins so the mother will get a baby and the father will get a baby

Yes. Mr Ulrich is the father of twins: a boy and a girl. The twins were born in 2001. Their mother is his ex-wife, Georgiana Cates. They divorced in 2005.

Yes - very possibly as twins run in the family.

To determine whether or not the alleged father could be the true father, the blood types of the child, mother, and alleged father are compared.

No, the egg is from the mother and can only carry the X chromosome (since the mother is XX). The sperm will be either X or Y (since the father is XY), and will determine the sex of the child.

The breed of the mother and father chicken determine the breed of the baby chick.

The names are unknown. But there is her mother,her father, and Jane and Alec which are Twins

Yes, Artemis and Apollo are twins. They are the twin archers. Their mother was Leto and their father was Zeus. They were born on the island of Delos. Artemis was born first and became her mother's midwife.

yes! however two man can only father fraternal twins (twins from two separate eggs and sperms)

This is true, genes do determine all of our inhrited traits, because your genes come from your mother and your father.

The twins got murdered by their own father, he kept swinging the axe and they died after suffering severer blood loss. they got stacked neatly in one of the rooms along with their mother.

Mother is màthair; father is athair.

The father does not determine the blood type of the child. A baby is either the blood type of the mother or the father. I believe that in this case, the mother would have to be AB- if the child is AB- and the father is not. If not, there is something wrong in the equation.

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