parasitic twin

(redirected from Twin-reversed arterial perfusion)

par·a·sit·ic twin

the smaller of unequal conjoined twins.

parasitic twin

The smaller of a pair of conjoined twins, when there is a marked disparity in size.
See also: twin
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Sy et al., "Efficacy of radiofrequency ablation for twin-reversed arterial perfusion sequence," American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology, vol.
A rare complication of monochorionic twin pregnancy: Twin-reversed arterial perfusion (trap) sequence.