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1. A fetus that develops alone.
2. Synonym(s): sport
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
1. One that is single, especially:
a. A child or animal born as a single birth, especially in contrast to one that is part of a multiple birth.
b. A playing card that is the only one of its suit in a player's hand.
c. An unmarried person.
d. Linguistics A nongeminate consonant.
2. An individual separated or distinguished from two or more of its group.
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singletonA baby or person who is not a twin or higher multiple.
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singletonMedtalk One baby. Cf Triplet, Twin.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
A fetus that develops alone.
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