conjoined twin


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conjoined twin

(kən-joind′)
n.
Either of a pair of identical twins born with their bodies joined at some point, a result of the incomplete division of the ovum from which the twins developed.
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Many conjoined twins die in the womb (stillborn) or die shortly after birth," according to the Mayo Clinic.
Upon delivery, the monster was a conjoined twin heifer calf with two heads, two necks and two trunk/ thorax with four forelimbs, joined together side by side laterally at rib-cage upto abdomen, followed by single umbilical cord, a lumbo-sacrum, a tail and a pair of hind limbs (Fig.
Although conjoined twins, especially thoracopagus type, are known to present several cardiac anomalies, a shared single four-chambered heart with triple-outlet left ventricle is a rare condition.
This comment explores how the courts in the United States might review a conjoined twins case such as the one of Jodie and Mary.
The attempt to standardize and classify conjoined twins according to external forms is proposed by Leacham.
Laura and Aled Williams, from Anglesey, parents of conjoined twins Hope and Faith, who were born a month ago
Approximately 40 to 60 per cent of conjoined twins arrive stillborn, while around 35 per cent survive only one day.
New Delhi [India], Oct 27 ( ANI ): In a rarest of rare case, a pair of conjoined twins from Odisha was successfully separated by doctors at the All India Institute of Medical Science (AIIMS) after a marathon surgery on Thursday.
According to Childern Hospital Sources, wife of Mushtaq, resident of Totipura, situated near City station, gave birth (normal) to conjoined twins on September 23, 2017.
An Isabela woman gave birth to conjoined twins last week and is appealing for help to finance their special needs and an operation to separate them.
CONJOINED twins Jadon and Anias McDonald see each other for the first time since being separated after 13 months.