What are the 4 types of twins?
Some unique sets of twins follow a different path.Mirror twins. Mirror twins are exactly what they sound like! Conjoined twins. Conjoined twins are a rare twin type in which the two siblings are physically connected. Parasitic twins. Semi-identical twins. Female and male identical twins.
What types of twins are there?
There are two types of twins – identical (monozygotic) and fraternal (dizygotic). To form identical twins, one fertilised egg (ovum) splits and develops two babies with exactly the same genetic information.