How did Siamese twins get their name?


Chang and Eng are the most famous of all conjoined twins. They are called Siamese Twins because the twin brothers were born in Siam now modern Thailand, on May 11, 1811. Conjoined twins are genetically identical twins, always of the same sex.
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They are named after the most famous twins, Eng and Chang, born about 60 miles
That term is no longer used in medical terms. It is politically incorrect. The term used now "conjoined twin"
The most famous conjoined twins, Chang and Eng Bunker, were from Siam which is now Thailand.
There are two main opinions concerning what causes Siamese or conjoined twins. The first of these theories is called fission in which the fertilized splits,but only partially. The
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