quintuplet[kwin tup′lit; kwin to̵̅o̅′plit, -tyo̵̅o̅′-; kwin′tə plət]
- any of five offspring from the same pregnancy
- a collection or group of five, usually of one kind
Origin: dim. of quintuple
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- One of five offspring born in a single birth.
- A group or combination of five associated by common properties or behavior.
Origin: From quintuple (modeled on triplet).
quintuplet - Medical Definition