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The Rare Facts of Siamese Twins

                   

To start, I’d like to look at the definition of “Siamese Twins”.  On May 11, 1811, in “Siam” (now Thailand), Chang and Eng Bunker were born.   548 more words

Allison Ludlow

Find out why conjoined twins are called “Siamese Twins”

Chang and Eng Bunker were
one of the earliest known pairs
of conjoined twins. They were
born in what is now known as
Thailand in 1811, when the… 126 more words

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THE CURIOSITY OF CHANG AND ENG

Conjoined twins Chang and Eng were born in 1816 in Siam, thus the origin of the phrase “siamese twins” used for conjoined twins. They were joined at the sternum and their livers were fused together. 104 more words

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The conjoined twin brothers whose condition and birthplace became the basis for the term “Siamese twins” were born today in 1811. Now WE know em

Eng and Chang Bunker were born May 11, 1811 during the Siamese government of Siam (present day Thailand).

They were joined at the sternum by a small piece of cartilage. 640 more words

History

The conjoined twin brothers whose condition and birthplace became the basis for the term “Siamese twins” were born today in 1811. Now WE know em

Eng and Chang Bunker were born May 11, 1811 during the Siamese government of Siam (present day Thailand).

They were joined at the sternum by a small piece of cartilage. 642 more words

Now We Know Em

Add Your Piece of History... 11th May

  • On this day in 1811.  The original Siamese Twins, Chang and Eng Bunker are born.  Chang and Eng were twin brothers whose condition and birthplace became the basis for the term Siamese twins. 
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Alice Dreger's The Sex Lives of Conjoined Twins Feature in The Atlantic

Alice Dreger, preeminent bio-ethicist on all things conjoined twins and Northwestern professor, recently penned this short piece for The Atlantic on the sex lives of conjoined twins. 32 more words

Conjoined Twins