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quadruplet

 [kwah-dro̳p´let]
one of four offspring produced at one birth.

qua·drup·let

(kwah-drup'let),
One of four children born at one birth.
Synonym(s): quadrigeminus
[L. quadruplus, fourfold]

quadruplet

/quad·rup·let/ (kwod-rldbomacp´let) one of four offspring produced at one birth.

quadruplet

(kwŏ-drŭp′lĭt, -dro͞o′plĭt, kwŏd′rə-plĭt)
n.
1. One of four offspring born in a single birth.
2. A group or combination of four associated by common properties or behavior.
3. Music A group of four notes having the time value of three notes of the same kind.

quadruplet

[kwod′roo͡plit, kwodro̅o̅′plit]
Etymology: L, quadruplex, fourfold
any one of four offspring born after the same gestation period during a single pregnancy. See also Hellin's law.

quad·rup·let

(kwahd-rūp'lĕt)
One of four children born at one birth.
[L. quadruplus, fourfold]

quadruplet

one of four offspring produced at one birth. Said of species that normally have single births.
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Amanda and Kyle have joined a multiples support group and say they are thankful for the outpouring of support they are receiving from family and the community of Englewood, which is looking forward to welcoming the quadruplets home.
Major hospitals, including Lady Reading Hospital, Khyber Reaching Hospital and the Hayatabad Medical Complex of Peshawar (HMCP), have calculated a total of 26 cases of quadruplets, 158 cases of triplets, and over 900 cases of twins.
We have investigated over twelve different ligands bonding to boron leading to doublet and quadruplet BX, whose two moieties form singlet XBBX(X= CO, CS, N2, CNCH3, H2O, H2S, NH3PH3, C5H5N, CN , F , NO2are analysized on the basis of the natural charges,wiberg bond indices (WBI) values, bond lengths and bond dissociation energies.
The 33-year-old said he had trouble convincing his wife when she came round from the anaesthetic that instead of quadruplets they were the proud parents of quintuplets.
The mother and the quadruplets are doing fine," Lateefa Al Mahmood, a consultant at the King Saud Medical City said.
Doctors at the hospital are equally thrilled as this is the first set of quadruplets born in the hospital.
NINEWA / Aswat al-Iraq: A woman in Mosul gave birth today to quadruplets, all boys, medical sources in Mosul reported.
A US college has received eight thumbs-up - from a set of quadruplets who have all decided to study there.
A case report of successful use of hypnosis in quadruplets is presented with some scripts.
This year, the Nichols College football team is going with the quadruplets attack, a setup that's certain to turn a few heads.
I don't care whether they have had twins, quadruplets or 19 children at the one time.
From 1725 to 1765 a Russian peasant woman gave birth to 16 sets of twins, seven sets of triplets and four sets of quadruplets