Acardiac twin | definition of Acardiac twin by Medical dictionary
parasitic twin (redirected from Acardiac twin)
the smaller of unequal conjoined twins.
The smaller of a pair of conjoined twins, when there is a marked disparity in size.
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Since the acardiac twin
would not survive," reported the surgeons in the Massachusetts case, "the incision for separation was performed far toward her side of the fusion plane so that her tissue could be used to achieve complete closure of the ventral defect in the surviving twin.