Glossary of Terms: Multiple Birth
The term supertwins is defined in this glossary of terms related to multiple birth.
The term triplets is defined in this glossary.
Parenting Multiples Glossary
What's a nonuplet? What does it mean if my twins are monochorionic? Consult this glossary for definitions and explanations of terms commonly associated with multiple pregnancy and birth.
A glossary entry that provides definition of the term amnion as relevant to twin pregnancy.
Idioglossia - Definition of Idioglossia
Definition of the term idioglossia, a term used to describe the phenomenon of twin talk.
A definition and explanation of Irish twins.
Mirror Image Twins
A definition and explanation of mirror image twins.
A new type of twin type called semi-identical twins has been identified.
Definition of superfecundation, term used to describe twins conceived at different times.
Definition of superfecundation, term used to describe twins with different fathers.
Trizygotic triplets form from three distinct egg/sperm combinations.
A glossary entry that provides definition of the condition uterus didelphys, or double uterus, as relevant to pregnancy.
A glossary entry that provides definition of perinatologist, a doctor who may treat a woman during pregnancy with multiples.
A definition of the term zygosity, used to describe types of twins.