Siamese twins(redirected from Conjoined Equal Twins)
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Siamese twins:see conjoined twinsconjoined twins,
congenitally united organisms that are complete or nearly complete individuals, historically known as Siamese twins. They develop from a single fertilized ovum that has divided imperfectly; complete division would produce identical twins, having the same sex and
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Siamese twins[′sī·ə‚mēz ′twinz]
Viable conjoined twins.
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Eng and Chang (1814–74), the original pair, were connected at the chest. [Medical Hist.: Brewer Dictionary, 828]
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