-didymus

-didymus

 
word element [Gr.], fetus with duplication of parts; conjoined symmetrical twins.

-didymus

(did'i-mŭs),
A conjoined twin, with the first element of the complete word designating fused parts.
See also: -dymus, -pagus, conjoined twins.
[G. didymos, twin]

-didymus

word element [Gr.], fetus with duplication of parts; conjoined symmetrical twins.

-didymus

1 suffix meaning a "pair of twins joined at a (specified) part of the body": gastrodidymus, thoracodidymus, vertebrodidymus.
2 suffix meaning a "teratic fetus with supernumerary organ(s)": atlodidymus, opodidymus, pygodidymus.

-didymus

Suffix meaning a conjoined twin, with the first element of the complete word designating fused parts.
See also: -dymus, -pagus
[G. didymos, twin]