synchorial

adjective

syn·​cho·​ri·​al ˌsin-ˈkōr-ē-əl, ˌsiŋ-, -ˈkȯr- How to pronounce synchorial (audio)
: having a common placenta
used of multiple fetuses
fraternal twins showing synchorial fusion

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“Synchorial.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/synchorial. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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