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conjoined twin

either of a pair of identical twins born with their bodies joined together in some manner, having failed to separate completely in utero.
See also Siamese twin. Unabridged
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conjoined twins

plural noun
twin babies born joined together at some point, such as at the hips. Some have lived for many years without being surgically separated Non-technical name Siamese twins
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conjoined twins in Medicine

conjoined twins pl.n.
Identical twins born with their bodies joined at some point and having varying degrees of residual duplication, a result of the incomplete division of the ovum from which the twins developed. Also called diplosomia.

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