dipygus

dipygus

 [di-pi´gus]
a malformed fetus with a double pelvis.

di·py·gus

(dī-pī'gŭs, dip'ē-gŭs),
Conjoined twins with a single head and thorax and the pelvis and lower extremities duplicated; when the duplications of the lower parts are symmetric, usually called duplicitas posterior. See: conjoined twins.
[G. di-, two, + pyge, buttocks]

dipygus

[dīpī′gəs, dip′əgəs]
Etymology: Gk, di, twice, pyge, rump
a malformed fetus that has a double pelvis, one of which is usually not fully developed.

dipygus

a fetus with a double pelvis.
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According to location, polymelia is named as notomelia, cephalomelia, thoracomelia and dipygus or pygomelia where the extra limbs are attached in region of embryonic notochord on head, on thorax to margin of scapula of normal limb and to pelvis respectively (Denholm, 2011).
Segun Sadler (2), la clasificacion de los gemelos unidos se fundamenta en la naturaleza y el grado de union de los mismos, el dipygus por ejemplo, es el nombre dado a individuos dobles caracterizados por tener su cabeza y torax completamente fusionados, presentan ademas pelvis y extremidades posteriores duplicadas y simetricas.
En el presente trabajo se describen dos casos de Monocephalus dipygus en cachorros recien nacidos provenientes de diferentes madres.