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  • separation surgery
  • On Tuesday, Emily and Caitlin Copeland, who were born conjoined at the liver, are celebrating their 18th birthday by enjoying the success of a separation surgery that has allowed them to lead normal lives and graduate as co-valedictorians from Lutheran High North in Houston. (aol.com)
  • twin
  • In the case of nonsymmetric conjoined twins, one is fairly well developed, but the other is severely underdeveloped, often tiny, and dependent on the larger twin for nutrition. (britannica.com)
  • The other theory, no longer believed to be the basis of conjoined twinning, is fusion, in which a fertilized egg completely separates, but stem cells (which search for similar cells) find like-stem cells on the other twin and fuse the twins together. (wn.com)
  • Also starring Simone Kirby as Auntie Maureen and Mrs Balfe, Gearoid Farrelly as the conjoined twin. (wn.com)
  • An apparent set of conjoined twin birds - an incredibly rare find - has been discovered in Arkansas, authorities said. (redorbit.com)
  • It was the big moment as adorable twin girls who were born conjoined are introduced to the nation for the first time since they were separated. (insideedition.com)
  • In the episode, South Park Elementary's dodgeball team travels to China to compete for the dodgeball championship, while the town of South Park pays tribute to the school nurse, who is living with conjoined twin myslexia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kyle is sent to Nurse Gollum, only to discover that she has a dead fetus attached to her head, due to a condition called conjoined twin myslexia. (wikipedia.org)
  • Sheila, in order to remedy the unawareness apparent in people of conjoined twin myslexia, decides to help the woman, and winds up causing a "Conjoined Twin Myslexia Week" declared in South Park for its sole sufferer. (wikipedia.org)
  • Anias
  • CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta has been following the story of conjoined twins Jadon and Anias and had a chance to catch-up with their parents. (cnn.com)
  • Anias, left, and Jadon McDonald were born conjoined at the head, something only seen in 1 out of every 2.5 million live births. (cnn.com)
  • hospital
  • The sisters, who were born in the Philippines and now live in San Jose, California, can count to 10 and love stories and music, according to the hospital, which said that lead surgeon Dr. Gary Hartman has separated six sets of conjoined twins over his career. (ibtimes.com)
  • The mother, Basma Breiwesh, arrived at a Hebron hospital with her conjoined daughters three days after she gave birth at Hadassah University Hospital in Jerusalem. (news24.com)
  • It's the 21st time conjoined twins have been separated at Children's Hospital and the lead surgeon was Dr. Holly Hedrick. (insideedition.com)
  • remain
  • There were also risks of complications, such as brain damage, but the girls also risk early death if they remain conjoined. (wikipedia.org)
  • pair
  • Mary and Eliza Chulkhurst (or Chalkhurst), commonly known as the Biddenden Maids, were a pair of conjoined twins supposedly born in Biddenden, Kent, England, in the year 1100. (wikipedia.org)
  • The pair were said to be conjoined at both the shoulder and the hip. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Tatajia Husband and Wife trees are in Taiwan and in Yakushima, Kagoshima-ken, Japan, are a pair of Husband and Wife trees formed from conjoined cedars. (wikipedia.org)
  • live
  • Barn swallows can live for several years, though the conjoined twins might not have lived that long even if they had been separated. (redorbit.com)
  • Roughly one out of every 200 000 live births worldwide results in conjoined twins, according to the University of Maryland Medical Centre. (news24.com)
  • He was best known as the doctor in charge of the delivery of future vaudevillian and film actors Violet and Daisy Hilton, conjoined twins born in Brighton in 1908 and the first to live to adulthood. (wikipedia.org)
  • found
  • More than 70% of the human conjoined genes are found to be conserved across other vertebrate genomes with higher order vertebrates showing more conservation, including the closest human ancestor, chimpanzee. (wikipedia.org)
  • story
  • Edward Hasted, the local historian of Kent, has dismissed the story of the Biddenden Maids as a folk myth, claiming that the image on the cake had originally represented two poor women and that the story of the conjoined twins was "a vulgar tradition" invented to account for it, while influential historian Robert Chambers accepted that the legend could be true but believed it unlikely. (wikipedia.org)
  • Image
  • Since at least 1775, the dole has included Biddenden cakes, hard biscuits imprinted with an image of two conjoined women. (wikipedia.org)
  • left
  • However, if they were left conjoined, then Gracie's health-which was already rapidly deteriorating-was predicted to fail before they were six months old. (wikipedia.org)
  • together
  • Apple Almond Ash Beech Crepe myrtle Chestnut Dogwood Elm Ficus Grape Hazelnut Hornbeam Laburnum Linden Maple Olive Peach Pear Privet River Red Gum Sycamore Willow Wisteria Two trees may grow to their mature size adjacent to each other and seemingly grow together or conjoin, demonstrating the process of inosculation. (wikipedia.org)