quintuplet


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quintuplet

 [kwin-tup´let]
one of five offspring produced at one birth.

quin·tu·plet

(kwin-tŭp'let),
One of five children born at one birth.
[L. quintuplex, fivefold]

quin·tu·plet

(kwin-tŭp'lĕt)
One of five children born at one birth.
[L. quintuplex, fivefold]

quin·tu·plet

(kwin-tŭp'lĕt)
One of five children born during one birth.
[L. quintuplex, fivefold]
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For teachers working with a group of students: it can be fun to divide the group into three parts, the first group will clap the beats, the second the small divisions of the beat (triplets, sixteenth-notes of quintuplets as appropriate), while the third group marks the three-against-two, four-against-three, five-against-three or five-against-four rhythms.
The caloric costs incurred by the mother while supporting such pronounced growth across quintuplets was evidenced by her loss of 18 kg from 2005 to 2006.
A hospital spokeswoman said research into official statistics had shown no quintuplets born in England and Wales between 1996 and 2006.
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The game was attended by Vice Chairman of National Arab Motors (Kia Jordan) Nihad Zacharia, the companyAAEs President Samir Tayeh and Mr Shamel Daghestani, the coach of the Jordan National quintuplet team.
The rare quintuplets were born at Ty Gwyn farm, Eglwysbach, near Conwy, and now mum, a Lleyn breed, and her young quins are thriving.
Relatives, friends and even the mayor of Avellino, a town near Naples, showered the quintuplets with gifts - and promises of economic support.
A medical team of 13 specialists in maternity and nursery units in the hospital and 45 more medical cadres have joined the process to bring the quintuplets to the world in a very delicate Caesarean operation.
This allows for increased support for quintuplets and higher order multiple births.
Three years later, Danielle and Adam decided to try treatment for another child, this time getting pregnant quickly - but with quintuplets.