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Disease Twins, Conjoined

Name Twins, Conjoined
Synonyms Conjoined Twin | Conjoined Twins | Siamese Twin | Siamese Twins | Twin, Conjoined | Twin, Siamese | Twins, Siamese
Definition MONOZYGOTIC TWINS who are joined in utero. They may be well developed and share only a superficial connection, often in the frontal, transverse or sagittal body plane, or they may share a partial duplication of a body structure. Alternatively, there may be a small and incompletely developed twin conjoined to a larger, more fully developed twin.
Categories Congenital abnormality
MeSH® ID D014428

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DiseasesCongenital, Hereditary, and Neonatal Diseases and Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Congenital Abnormalities Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Abnormalities, Severe Teratoid Has associated chemicals Has associated genes Has associated exposure references Twins, Conjoined Has associated chemicals Has associated genes

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