monochorionic


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mon·o·cho·ri·on·ic

(mon'ō-kō'rē-on'ik),
Relating to or having a single chorion; denoting monovular twins.
Synonym(s): monochorial

monochorionic

/mono·cho·ri·on·ic/ (-kor″e-on´ik) having or developing in a common chorionic sac, such as monozygotic twins.

monochorionic

adjective Referring to a single chorionic sac, which occurs in monozygotic twins

mon·o·cho·ri·on·ic

(mon'ō-kōr'ē-on'ik)
Relating to or having a single chorion; denoting monovular twins.

monochorionic

having or developing in a common chorionic sac; said of monozygotic twins.
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The rate of congenital anomalies in monochorionic twins, for example, is similar to the rate seen in diabetic mothers.
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Monochorionic, monoamniotic twin pregnancies have the highest perinatal mortality rate of all twin pregnancies and the rate of foetal demise is as high as 50% (20).
Twin-twin transfusion syndrome, manifested in 4%-25% of monochorionic multiple pregnancies, is responsible for 17% of twin mortality (66).
In monochorionic pregnancies the incidence is between 7% and 25%, with a mortality rate between 9% and 11%.
A spokeswoman for the Twins & Multiple Births Association said naturally-conceived identical triplets - known as monochorionic - were "very, very rare".
There are only monochorionic twins or dichorionic twins.
In the training set, the karyotype from one of the twin samples was monochorionic 47,XY, + 21.
Twin pregnancies: Monochorionic twins may result in twin-twin transfusion syndrome.