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conjoined

/con·joined/ (kon-joind´) joined together; united.

conjoined

joined together.

conjoined monsters
two deformed fetuses fused together.
conjoined twins
see conjoined twins.
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The Korean twins are the third set of conjoined twins to undergo risky separation surgery in Singapore in two years.
Representing conjoined twins - when you aren't - would seem a somewhat dicier matter.
Being poor, the parents could not afford the operation and instead took the conjoined twins to different shrines and even consulted the village quacks.
It was the latest in a series of dramas for the couple who lost Faith's conjoined twin Hope, who died shortly after an operation to separate the sisters.
A 24-year-old woman from quake-hit Kashmir has given birth to conjoined twin girls after a marathon journey from her mountain village to a hospital.
Jorge Lazareff led the operation to separate conjoined Guatamalan twins at UCLA.
Conjoined twins occur once in every 150,000 to 200,000 live births.
The odds that twins will be conjoined are about 100,000 to 1; the odds they will be conjoined at the head--about 2.
PITTSBURGH -- Due to the anatomy of their conjoined heart, physicians from Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh have determined that surgery to separate the conjoined twins is not possible.
He will also discuss how "Biblical Scholarship" promises to take a fascinating look at what this conjoined undertaking will produce.
2, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A combination of detailed CT imaging and 3-D printing technology has been used for the first time in the surgical planning for separation of conjoined twins, according to a study presented today at the annual meeting of the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA).
She added that the thesis findings of many important results, including the River Abbasid has a high diversity of biological algae and conjoined with the presence of high contamination of algae, which is an indication of a vital pollution of the river while the study revealed that the presence of certain types of aquatic plants contributed significantly to reduce the proportion of industrial water pollution in one of the study sites near the plant of soft drinks in Kufa .