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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Estas fusiones grandes y laterales que incorporan multiples regiones, se nombran segun la parte anatomica que queda separada, como en el caso de los siameses dicefalos donde la fusion corresponde al torax y el abdomen; los mas frecuentes son los siameses toracopagos (32,7%) y los mas raros son los diprosopus (0,4%) (25, 26) (figura 1D).
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There have been only 35 cases of diprosopus worldwide, a rare condition where a baby has two faces, Woman's Day said.
Since the 1800s there have been less than 40 cases of people being born with their condition, known as diprosopus, and even fewer have survived beyond birth.
Vet, Dr Erica Drake, said she thought that the kitten was born with a rare condition called diprosopus.
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com, the condition is called diprosopus, which happens when twins start to form and do not completely separate.
The baby has the condition called craniofacial hyperhidrosis or diprosopus.
There's another kind of condition called diprosopus, where animals are born literally two-faced, with certain features duplicated.
Humans can also suffer from diprosopus conditions, and both cats and humans alike are only expected to survive for up to four days after birth.