Siamese twin


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Siamese twin

n.
A conjoined twin. Not in scientific use.
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The Riyadh hospital is reportedly one of the leading medical facilities in the region to carry out operations on Siamese twins.
Siamese twins Gracie and Rosie Attard made legal history a year before when the high court ruled that an operation to separate them should go ahead, despite the opposition of their parents.
The twins were born in the City Hospital joined back-to-back at the spine -- the most rare form of Siamese twins who are more commonly joined at the front.
Joan Varley, mum of Britain's first surviving Siamese twins, said last night she wept when she heard they were winning the battle to survive.
Barbara and Anna were the first Siamese twins in Britain to both survive separation.
Great Ormond Street is one of just a few centres to have had any success in separating Siamese twins.
SOLEMN MOMENT: The funeral procession for Siamese twin Mary wends its way through the streets of Xaghra on the island Gozo, led by the clergy and the baby's parents.
There is only a one-in-100,000 chance of Siamese twins surviving pregnancy.
Riyadh, Rabi'II 30, 1437, Feb 9, 2016, SPA -- The Syrian Siamese twins named (Toqa and Yaqeen) will undergo a separation operation at King Abdullah Specialist Children's Hospital at King Abdulaziz Medical City of the Ministry National Guard here on next Sunday morning with the participation of a number of prominent Saudi consultants from several disciplines.
Prof Spitz, who has himself separated five sets of Siamese twins, said: 'These babies are extremely critical after surgery and they have to be carefully monitored in intensive care.
SIAMESE twin Laleh Bijani was so fearful of dying in surgery to part her from her sister she wanted to back out.
HUNDREDS mourned yesterday at the funeral of the Siamese twin who died so her sister could live.