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Doctors said the embryo belonged to Namyatov’s unborn brother who had spent 35 years in the body of the patient.
A forensic expert summoned to the village to investigate refused to probe the incident saying it was clear anyway that the object was an underdeveloped embryo.
Originally posted by alphacenturi
Lazarus is right, it is actually more common than most people think.
Some say this can occur in 1 or 2 out of every 10 pregnancies. It is called in-utero cannibalism, whereby the stronger fetus absorbs the weaker.
Sometimes the fetus is not completely absorbed.
If you like Stephen King novels, you might want to check out 'The Dark Half'
as this was the premise for the story.