acardius acephalus

a·car·di·us a·ceph·'a·lus

acephalocardius; an acardiac conceptus in which the head and thoracic organs are absent; ribs and vertebrae may be present, and upper limbs are either absent or defective.

acardius acephalus

a fetus that lacks a head, heart, and most of the upper part of the body.
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Acardius acephalus after induced ovulation: a case report.
En nuestro reporte, los hallazgos del gemelo acardico caben dentro de la descripcion de acardius mylacephalus, descrito por Simonds y Gowen, (11) que debe ser diferenciada del subtipo acardius acephalus.
Antenatal diagnosis of a rare combined fetal malformation: acardius acephalus and single ventricle of the twin.