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non-identical

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Definition of non-identical in English:

adjective

1Not similar in every detail; not exactly alike: closely related but non-identical proteins overlapping but non-identical sets
1.1(Of twins) developed from separate ova and therefore genetically distinct and not necessarily of the same sex or more similar than other siblings.

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