sextuplet


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sextuplet

 [seks-tup´let]
any one of six offspring produced at the same birth.

sextuplet

(seks-tŭp'let),
One of six children born at one birth.

sextuplet

/sex·tup·let/ (seks-tup´let) any one of six offspring produced at the same birth.

sextuplet

(sĕk-stŭp′lĭt, sĕk′stŭp′-)
n.
1. One of six offspring born in a single birth.
2. A group or combination of six associated by common properties or behavior.
3. Music A group of six notes having the time value of four notes of the same kind.

sextuplet

[seks′tup′lit]
Etymology: L, sex, six
one of six children born of a single pregnancy.

sex·tup·let

(seks-tŭp'lĕt)
One of six children carried through a single pregnancy and born together.
[L. sextus, sixth + -uplet]
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WHEN Janet Walton went into hospital 28 years ago to give birth to the world's only single-sex sextuplets she admits she had "no idea" what was going to happen.
The UK's last sextuplets were the Walton sisters from Liverpool.
THE family home of the Walton Sextuplets has come on the market - and even has a stained glass window to mark the birth of the girls.
THE WALTON SEXTUPLETS AT 30 ITV, 9pm The Waltons, from Wallasey on the Wirral, are the world's only surviving all-female sextuplets and have attracted multiple headlines from around the globe from the very moment they were born.
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