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Synonyms for quadruplet

the cardinal number that is the sum of three and one

one of four children born at the same time from the same pregnancy


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a set of four similar things considered as a unit

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Obstetrician Jane Chueh, MD, director of prenatal diagnosis and therapy at the Johnson Center for Pregnancy and Newborn Services at Lucile Packard Children's Hospital, is talking about a naturally conceived pregnancy that led to the birth of quadruplets Audrey, Emma, Natalie and Isabelle Wang.
And upon discovering she was pregnant with quadruplets, doctors advised the 20-year-old to abort two of them to give the other two a better chance of survival.
Abu Dhabi Even though multiple pregnancies run in her family, 26-year-old Al Shaima Hamza Kamal Aideen was utterly amazed when first told that she was expecting quadruplets.
Prof Neilson added: ``Only two quadruplet pregnancies occur naturally in every million pregnancies.
Chin and colleagues have now redesigned the cell's machinery so that it reads the genetic code in quadruplets.
TWO friends are celebrating after both gave birth to quadruplets in the same hospital, within days of each other.
Barring fertility drugs, quadruplet births are very uncommon, said Maha Elmeligy, a neonatologist for Valley Presbyterian, adding the chances are about one in 100,000.
A MOTHER has been jailed for 150 years for shaking her quadruplet babies so hard they looked like they had been in a car crash.
Complications in the womb with quadruplet Terry Cole forced doctors to bring the four siblings into the world only seven months into the pregnancy, a common occurrence for a most uncommon type of pregnancy.
Emma has a ``harmless growth'' above her left eye that doctors say is unrelated to the fact that she's a quadruplet, and Kimberly said medical options include treatments to shrink it, surgery to remove it - or the bump might just go away on its own.
2--Ran in Valley Edition only) Kimberly Jacobsson holds two of her quadruplet daughters while registered nurse Ampy Rotter packs baby gear for the trip home.
The Portuguese star has had his hands full ever since wife Sonia gave birth to quadruplet girls two years ago.
He added: "Even though Liverpool Women's Hospital is the largest and busiest maternity unit in the UK, we have had no quadruplet pregnancies since we opened in 1995 until now.
QUADRUPLETS born prematurely to a 65-yearold woman are still in intensive care - but have been gaining a weight and are being given their mother's milk through feeding tubes.
A GRANDMOTHER aged 65 who already has 13 children by five dads has given birth to quadruplets - the oldest to ever do so.