Table 3

Triplet sex and zygosity

FFF

MFF

MMF

MMM

Total zygosity


MZ

23

-

-

23

46 (10%)

DZ

32

31

32

28

123 (26%)

TZ

31

106

125

34

296 (64%)


Total sex:

86

137

157

85

465


MZ = monozygotic; DZ = dizygotic; TZ = trizygotic; FFF = trio of three females; MFF = trio of 1 male and 2 females; MMF = trio of 2 males and 1 female; MMM = trio of three males.

Lamb et al. BMC Pediatrics 2011 11:24   doi:10.1186/1471-2431-11-24

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