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My MZ girls are not mirror image. They don't have the classic hair-whorls-in-opposite-directions. Although I thought Izzy might be left handed, she's not. There are a few little things suggesting mirror twins, others not.<br><br>
The weirdest is that I have ugly pinky toe nails. Will's are normal. The girls have one of each, Izzy has mine on the left, Belle's is on the right.<br><br>
Can you have semi-mirror twins? Can the zygote cleave in a way so that some things are opposite and some the same?<br><br>
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I'm not even sure that my boys are MZ, but they have identical hairlines and pattern, just complete mirrors. They aren't old enough to tell handedness yet. Nothing else on there bodies is distict enough to tell. <img alt="" class="inlineimg" src="http://www.mothering.com/discussions/images/smilies/smile.gif" style="border:0px solid;" title="smile">
 

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not everything ends up mirrored I've been told. My boys have mirror eyes (one slightly more closed), mirror hair whorls, mirror birth marks between their eyes, yet everything else seems to be the same.
 

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Interesting, thanks ladies!
 

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Only mirror we have is left and right handed. FYI, supposedly true mirror twins have mirror organs which can cause health problems, so may be good to check out if everything is mirror on the outside.
 

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My girls have some small things that are mirrored too. They both were thumb suckers but sucked opposite thumbs, each has an eye the is shaped a bit differently then the other that is opposite, they loose teeth at the same time but on opposite sides (ex: one looses the upper left eye tooth and the other looses the upper right one a few days later). Same for their teeth coming in...same tooth just opposite side. I know there's more that I can't think of right now.
 
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