autosite

autosite

 [aw´to-sīt]
in unequal twins, the larger, more normal twin, to which the other (the parasitic fetus) is attached.

au·to·site

(aw'tō-sīt),
That member of abnormal, unequally conjoined twins able to live independently and nourish the other member (parasite) of the pair.
[auto- + G. sitos, food]

autosite

/au·to·site/ (aw´to-sīt) the larger, more normal member of asymmetrical conjoined twin fetuses, to which the parasite is attached.

autosite

[ô′təsīt]
Etymology: Gk, autos + sitos, food
the larger, more normally formed member of unequal or asymmetric conjoined twins on whom the other smaller fetus depends for various physiological functions and for nutrition and growth. Compare parasitic fetus. autositic, adj.

au·to·site

(aw'tō-sīt)
That member of abnormal, unequal conjoined twins that is able to live independently and nourish the other member (parasite) of the pair.
[auto- + G. sitos, food]

autosite

the larger, more normal member of asymmetrical conjoined twin fetuses, to which the other twin (the parasite) is attached.
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