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Yes, fraternal twins are perfectly normal.

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Are fraternal twins identical?

No that's why theyre called fraternal twins. Identical twins are identical (share the exact same genes) while fraternal twins are as similar to each other as normal siblings are.


How many chromosomes do fraternal twins have?

46 each


True or false fraternal twins are more closely related to each other than to other children in a family?

false


Why do fraternal twins have their own placenta?

Fraternal twins are really two siblings who happen to be born at the same time from the same mother. They each have their on placenta.


Why can fraternal twins be a different gender but identical twins are the same gender?

Identical Twins are the result of a single fertilized egg spliting in two producing two genetically identical children. Fraternal twins are the result of the mother producing two eggs each fertilized by a different sperm from the father. This can result in opposite sex twins.


Why can fraternal twins be different genders but identical twins are are the same gender?

Identical Twins are the result of a single fertilized egg spliting in two producing two genetically identical children. Fraternal twins are the result of the mother producing two eggs each fertilized by a different sperm from the father. This can result in opposite sex twins.


Why do you think identical twins were more alike than fraternal twins?

Fraternal twins share most of their genetic material, by virtue of having the same parents. Identical twins, however, by definition share 100% of their DNA. This means, for example, that identical twins cannot ever be one of each gender, as fraternal twins often are.


Do twins have one amniotic sack or two?

If you mean identical twins, they can be in one sac (1) or each in their own sac (2). As for fraternal twins, they each have their own sacs (2).


Do fraternal twins share and umbilical cord?

Fraternal twins each have their own umbilical cord, just like they have their own sac. The two of them are just the same as two siblings with the same birth date.


Are fraternal twins more closly related to each other then to other siblings?

only if they are homosexual


How fraternal and identical twins are conceived?

Identical twins are when one egg in the fallopian tube is fertilized and then when it reaches the womb it splits into two eggs. Fraternal twins are made when two different eggs from each fallopian tube are fertilized at the same time.


How do you get identical twins and fraternal twins?

Identical twins are two children born of one egg and one sperm, that splits early on and then separates, each half then developing into a full organism. Since they came from only one egg and one sperm, their genes will be identical. Fraternal twins are two children born of two eggs and two sperms, each of them developing into a full organism. Since they did not come from only one egg and one sperm, their genes will be different. They could even be opposite sexes.

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