The side-by-side surgical connection of two small blood vessels to create a stoma.
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“Mystery missile” web sensation may have simply been a “contrail.” What does that mean?A mysterious event in the sky outside of Los Angeles last week grabbed the attention of the media and conspiracy theorists. Was it a secret missile test? Even the Pentagon seemed flummoxed. This week, the military weighed in, dismissing it as the contrail of an ordinary jet. Not to be confused with a coelacanth, the Contras, or any conspiracy-themed topic, a contrail is the benign conjoining of “condensation” and …
- conjoined twin,
- conjoined twins,
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