diprosopus

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diprosopus

 [di-pros´o-pus]
a malformed fetus with any degree of duplication of the face.

di·pro·so·pus

(dī-prō'sō-pŭs),
Conjoined twins with almost complete fusion of the bodies and with normal limbs. Part or all of the face may be duplicated. See: conjoined twins.
[G. di-, two + prosōpon, face]

diprosopus

[dīpros′əpəs, dī′prəsō′pəs]
Etymology: Gk, di, twice, pro-sopon, face
a malformed fetus that has a double face showing varying degrees of development.

diprosopus

a monster with varying degrees of duplication of the face.
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The cat's condition is called craniofacial duplication, or diprosopia in technical terms, which can cause part or all of an individual's face to be duplicated.
The month-old girl suffers from what appears to be craniofacial duplication, an extremely rare congenital disorder in which part of the face is duplicated on the head.
The child apparently has an extremely rare condition known as craniofacial duplication, where a single head has two faces.