|1.||the natural union of two individuals, such as Siamese twins, so that they share a common circulation of the blood|
|2.||a similar union induced for experimental or therapeutic purposes|
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|a screen or mat covered with a dark material for shielding a camera lens from excess light or glare.|
|a calculus or concretion found in the stomach or intestines of certain animals, esp. ruminants, formerly reputed to be an effective remedy for poison.|
parabiosis par·a·bi·o·sis (pār'ə-bī-ō'sĭs)
The fusion of whole eggs or embryos, as occurs in conjoined twins.
Surgical joining of the vascular systems of two organisms.