What is a mirror image?

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If you are mirror image twins it means that you are also identical twins. Mirror image twins are created when the fertilised egg splits quite late (around days 9-12), any later and twins can be co-joined.

Mirror image twins have small mirror image differences but are actually genetically identical; this means you have the exact same DNA!

Some parts of the body are commonly mirrored; mirroring of appendix or heart or other internal organs is rare. We have some examples of our own mirroring:

  • We are opposite handed (Tash is left-handed and I am right)
  • We tend to have mirror image dental problems
  • People often have two different size feet; with us the opposite foot is larger
  • We look very similar to each other but the resemblance is even stronger if we stand facing each other (as though in a mirror) rather than side by side. Or get both of us facing into a mirror and things start to look very confusing.
  • Our finger prints don't seem to conform to being mirror image - instead they are nearly identical (only one pair of fingers has any major difference)

However enviromentally things can make an overall change to the behaviour of mirror image twins however not much will likely change genetically.

Thank You Twins Realm for the Supporting Information above.

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