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What does it mean if twins are dichorionic?

What does it mean if twins are dichorionic?

Two placentas: Dichorionic twins result either from fertilization of two separate eggs ("fraternal" twins) or from the early division of a fertilized egg into two separate embryos ("identical" twins). ...Read more

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What does it mean if twins are dichorionic-diamniotic?

What does it mean if twins are dichorionic-diamniotic?

See below: A dichorionic diamniotic (dcda) twin pregnancy is a type of twin pregnancy where each twin has its own chorionic and amnionic sacs. ...Read more

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In Diamniotic dichorionic Prenancy gestation sac of one baby is normal Mean diameter 2.7cm & 2ND is small Mean diameter 1.7 CM what is effect this ?

In Diamniotic dichorionic Prenancy gestation sac of one baby is normal Mean diameter 2.7cm  & 2ND is small Mean diameter 1.7 CM what is  effect this ?

Serial Fetal Ultra-: sounds will be done to look for Intrauterine Growth Restriction & other determinants of fetal well-being or lack thereof, especially in the smaller twin. IUGR can be from fetal, placental or maternal disorders. Depending on the timing & severity, other studies can be done both prenatally & after delivery in an infant who is Small for Gestational Age to search for genetic & other medical causes. ...Read more

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If twins are monozygotic but dichorionic are they less completely identical genetically than monochorionic twins ?

If twins are monozygotic but dichorionic are they less completely identical genetically than monochorionic twins ?

The same.: Monozygotic dichorionic is another term for monochorionic diamniotic twins. They are expected to be genetically identical in both cases because they come from one original fertilized egg. ...Read more

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What does bca mean?

What does bca mean?

Could be many things: Bca could mean many things. However, it commonly means breast cancer. Also, balloon catheter (coronary) angioplasty. Need more information on how it is being used. ...Read more

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What does ems mean?

EMS: Like all acronyms, is confusing. It means emergency medical system or squad to me. ...Read more

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What does barren mean?

What does barren mean?

Generically: Unable to produce fruit, and in the medical sense, unable to produce a pregnancy. ...Read more