monocephalus

monocephalus

 [mon″o-sef´ah-lus]
a malformed fetus with two bodies and one head.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

syn·ceph·a·lus

(sin-sef'ă-lŭs),
Conjoined twins having a single head with two bodies. See: conjoined twins. Compare: craniopagus, janiceps.
[syn- + G. kephalē, head]
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