engastrius

engastrius

 [en-gas´tre-us]
a double fetus in which one fetus is contained within the abdomen of the other.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

en·gas·tri·us

(en-gas'trē-ŭs),
Unequal conjoined twins in which the smaller parasite is wholly or partly within the abdomen of the larger autosite.
[G. en, in, + gastēr, belly]
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