acephalocardia


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acephalocardia

 [a-sef″ah-lo-kahr´de-ah]
congenital absence of the head and heart.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

a·ceph·a·lo·car·di·a

(ā-sef'ă-lō-kar'dē-ă),
Absence of head and heart as seen in a parasitic twin.
[G. a- priv. + kephalē, head, + kardia, heart]
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a·ceph·a·lo·car·di·a

(ā-sef'ă-lō-kahr'dē-ă)
Absence of head and heart in a parasitic twin.
[G. a- priv. + kephalē, head, + kardia, heart]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

acephalocardia

Congenital absence of both head and heart.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005