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triplet

 [trip´let]
1. one of three offspring produced at one birth.
2. a combination of three objects or entities acting together, as three lenses or three nucleotides.

trip·let

(trip'lĕt),
1. One of three children delivered at the same birth. Synonym(s): tridymus
2. A set of three similar objects, as a compound lens in a microscope, formed of three planoconvex lenses.
3. Synonym(s): codon

triplet

(trĭp′lĭt)
n.
1. A group or set of three of one kind.
2. One of three children born at one birth.
3. Genetics A unit of three successive nucleotides in a molecule of DNA or RNA that codes for a specific amino acid; a codon or anticodon.

triplet

Obstetrics One of 3 children carried by one mother during the same gestational period

trip·let

(trip'lĕt)
1. One of three children delivered at the same birth.
2. A set of three similar objects, as a compound lens in a microscope, formed of three planoconvex lenses.
3. Synonym(s): codon.

codon

or

triplet

a group of three DNA nucleotide bases that codes for a specific amino acid in the related protein. see PROTEIN SYNTHESIS, GENETIC CODE.

triplet 

Lens system composed of three lenses as, for example, a convex crown glass lens cemented between two concave flint lenses. The aim of such a system is to minimize aberrations (Fig. T20). See doublet; orthoscopic eyepiece; achromatizing lens.
Fig. T20 Tripletenlarge picture
Fig. T20 Triplet
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As reported, triplets were born in Pauls Stradins Clinical University Hospital last Saturday.
The elements a, neut(a), and anti(a) are collectively called as neutrosophic triplet and we denote it by (a, neut(a), anti(a)).
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The occurrence of this phenomena may be due to the incomplete division of the inner cell mass in a single blastocyst or the reunion of two originally separate embryonic discs.[3] Without intervention, half of the conjoined twins will die in utero with another 44% dying during the neonatal period.[3] When monochorionic triplet pregnancies are complicated with conjoined twins, it is challenging for obstetricians to make counseling and management recommendations regarding these rare cases.
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It has recently been shown that, through spin statistics, triplet states can be formed through this recombination process on the sub-microsecond to millisecond timescale [16].
Each of the 5ft 11in triplets has a 28in waist, a 34A bra size and weighs 8.5st.
(20.) Mazhar SB, Rahim F, Furukh T Fetomaternal outcome in triplet pregnancy.
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Also confirming the news of the babies arrival to Tribune Online, David Ajiboye, the media aide to Yinka Ayefele, said the wife, Mrs Tope Ayefele, recently delivered the triplets in Maryland, US.