deradelphus

deradelphus

 [der″ah-del´fus]
malformed twins fused at or near the navel and having one head.
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der·a·del·phus

(dār'ă-del'fŭs),
Conjoined twins with a single head and neck and separate bodies below the thoracic level.
See also: conjoined twins.
[G. derē, neck, + adelphos, brother]
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deradelphus

(dĕr-ă-dĕl′fŭs) [Gr. dere, neck, + adelphos, brother]
A pair of malformed twins, fused above the thorax and having one head, but separated below the chest as two bodies.
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