dicephalus

dicephalus

 [di-sef´ah-lus]
a malformed fetus with two heads; called also bicephalus and derodidymus.

di·ceph·a·lus

(dī-sef'ă-lŭs),
Symmetric conjoined twins with two separate heads. See: conjoined twins.
[G. di-, two, + kephalē, head]

dicephalus

/di·ceph·a·lus/ (di-sef´ah-lus) a fetus with two heads.

dicephalus

a fetus or twin with two heads.

dicephalus

An infant with two heads.

dicephalus

a monster with two heads.
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Zita and Gita Rezahanovas had form of dicephalus tetrabrachius tripus.
The girls were born on March 7, 1990, in Minnesota, USA, and they're an extremely rare dicephalus form of conjoined twins.
The condition of the twins was called dicephalus parapagus.
AMERICAN dicephalus twins Abby and Brittany Hensel are now aged 21 and have lived an active life.
The dicephalus twins, however, share one liver, ribcage, a nervous system and all organs below the waist including intestines, bladder and reproductive organs.
The world's oldest living dicephalus conjoined twins.
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Jeff McMahan has put forward two arguments against the Organism View: the case of dicephalus and a special case of hemispheric commissurotomy.
The most fascinating early instance of dicephalus conjoined twins are the famous Scottish Brothers, who were born near Glasgow in 1490.
The condition of the child is called ' dicephalus parapagus'.
Doctors at Portsmouth's St Mary's Hospital told the couple that their dicephalus twins have just a 20 per cent chance of survival, but that did not let the expectant couple to budge from their decision.
Brain transplants and the dicephalus (an organism just like us except that it has two cerebrums) are thought to support the position that we are essentially thinking creatures, not living organisms.