conjoined twin


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Synonyms for conjoined twin

one of a pair of identical twins born with their bodies joined at some point

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Conjoined twin baby girls have been released from a hospital in China almost three weeks after they were separated in a marathon operation, state media reported Tuesday.
Conjoined twins are rarely seen in medical practice, and the incidence is reported as 1 in 50.
He said the birth of the conjoined twin girls was the first its kind in the county.
Conjoined twins remain extremely rare, occurring once in every 200,000 births when a single fertilised egg splits to form twins but the separation is incomplete.
Mum Laura Williams, aged 18, from Shrewsbury, became the youngest person ever to give birth to conjoined twins on November 26.
Saudi Arabia has gained an outstanding reputation for surgeries to part conjoined twins.
Saud Arabia has gained an international reputation in performing conjoined twin separation surgeries.
THE PARENTS of conjoined twins Faith and Hope Williams, who both lost their battle for life, say they've decided tomake a fresh start on Anglesey.
Their mother, 18-year-old Laura Williams, from Shrewsbury, Shropshire, was Britain's youngest mother to give birth to conjoined twins.
They were then taken to Great Ormond Street - the most experienced centre in Europe for separating conjoined twins.
Formerly conjoined twin babies were in intensive care cribs Friday as doctors watched closely for signs of any problems in the first critical days following a lengthy separation surgery.
CONJOINED twin Faith Williams tragically passed away on Christmas Day.
BABY Faith Williams was fighting for life today after her conjoined twin died following emergency surgery to separate them.
Conjoined Twins: Separate Steps, the final segment, airs from 4-5 PM (ET/PT) and tells the inspiring story of Emily and Jim Stark as they agonize over whether to put their conjoined twin daughters through a risky separation operation.