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Maternal height and twinning.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  496394     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Data on maternal height are presented for 307 pairs of newborn twins of known zygosity from Oxford and 267 pairs from Aberdeen and north-east Scotland. The results support the hypothesis that mothers of DZ twins are taller than those of MZ twins. Mothers of MZ twins resemble mothers of singletons in height, whereas mothers of DZ twins are taller.
G Corney; D Seedburgh; B Thompson; D M Campbell; I MacGillivray; D Timlin
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Annals of human genetics     Volume:  43     ISSN:  0003-4800     ISO Abbreviation:  Ann. Hum. Genet.     Publication Date:  1979 Jul 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1979-12-27     Completed Date:  1979-12-27     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0416661     Medline TA:  Ann Hum Genet     Country:  ENGLAND    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  55-9     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Body Height*
Pregnancy, Multiple*
Twins, Dizygotic
Twins, Monozygotic

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