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MZ

The two-character ISO 3166 country code for MOZAMBIQUE.

MZ

1. ISO 3166-1 alpha-2 code for the Republic of Mozambique. This is the code used in international transactions to and from Mozambican bank accounts.

2. ISO 3166-2 geocode for Mozambique. This is used as an international standard for shipping to Mozambique. Each subdivision has its own code with the prefix "MZ." For example, the code for the Province of Gaza is ISO 3166-2:MZ-G.
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Congential scoliosis in one of monozygotic twins a case report.
Although the issue of monozygotic twins is not specifically mentioned in the guidelines for testing, [13] the problems associated with predictive testing in twins have been recognised and, because the result in one would automatically confirm the result in the other, it has been suggested that testing is unwise.
Monozygotic (MZ) twins affected with KD may serve as optimum samples to study the disease characteristics as they share a nearly identical genetic code and are likely to be living in similar environments.
The argument from the example of monozygotic twins has two parts.
Factors associated with exercise lifestyle--a study of monozygotic twins.
Thus, the hypothesis suggesting that most female monozygotic twins are likely to be discordant in the differential expression of their X-linked genes remains logical and experimentally supported [Singh et al.
This is a form of monozygotic diamniotic twin pregnancy where the parasitic twin installs and grows in the body of its partner.
For autism, probandwise concordance rates for monozygotic twins were similar for 40 male pairs (58%) and 7 female pairs (60%), and were comparable with rates reported previously However, probandwise concordance rates for dizygotic pairs were higher than previously reported, at 21% for 31 male pairs and 27% for 10 female pairs.
6) The monozygotic twins with borderline hypertension (blood pressure >120 mmHg systolic or 80 mmHg diastolic) received a daily dose of 500 or 1000 mg of Benolea in tablet form for 8 weeks or advice on a favourable lifestyle.
Cantrell's pentalogy in the first twin from a monozygotic twin pregnancy: a case presentation and literature review
This is why even monozygotic (formerly called identical) twins do not always suffer from the same diseases and may react differently to the same drug.