vanishing twin

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vanishing twin

[van′ishing]
a twin embryo or fetus that is aborted during pregnancy.
The spontaneous regression of a 2nd gestational product, which occurs in 20% of twin gestations
Diagnosis Ultrasound in 1st trimester

vanishing twin

The spontaneous regression of a 2nd gestational product, which occurs in 20% of twin gestations Diagnosis Ultrasound in 1st trimester. Cf Twins.

vanishing twin

Fetal resorption in multiple gestation.
See: gestation, multiple
See also: twin