Definition: 'Siamese Twins'
Siamese twinsType: Term
1. originally, a much-publicized conjoined pair of twins (xiphopagus) born in Siam (present-day Thailand) in the 19th century; this term has since come into general lay usage for any type of conjoined twins, but is incorrect.
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