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  • Identical, or monozygotic, twins are of the same sex and are genetically identical and physically similar, because they both come from one ovum (egg), which, after fertilization, divides in two and develops into two separate fetuses.
  • Researchers utilized monozygotic (identical) twins for this research as well as conducting some research with animal subjects.
  • Identical twins, also referred to as monozygotic, are certainly less common than fraternal.