conjoined

adjective con·joined \ kən-ˈjȯind , kän- \
|Updated on: 30 Jun 2018

Definition of conjoined

: being, coming, or brought together so as to meet, touch, overlap, or unite
  • conjoined heads on a coin

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First Known Use of conjoined

1570

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conjoined

adjective con·joined \ kən-ˈjȯind, kän- \

medical Definition of conjoined

: of, relating to, or being conjoined twins
  • conjoined twinning
  • conjoined twin neonates


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