iliopagus

iliopagus

 [il″e-op´ah-gus]
symmetrical conjoined twins united in the iliac region.
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il·i·op·a·gus

(il'ē-op'ă-gŭs),
Conjoined twins in which the fusion is restricted to the iliac region. See: conjoined twins.
[ilio- + G. pagos, something fixed]
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iliopagus

(ĭl″ē-ŏp′ă-gŭs) [″ + Gr. pagos, thing fixed]
Twins joined in the iliac region.
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Sites of fusion include hips (iliopagus twins), chest (thoracopagus twins), abdomen (omphalopagus twins) and head (cephalopagus twins).
Biddenden, England is known not only for its winery but also for the legend of the 11th century Biddenden maids, sisters said to be iliopagus twins.