monomphalus


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monomphalus

 [mon-om´fah-lus]
conjoined twins attached in the umbilical region.
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om·pha·lop·a·gus

(om'fă-lop'ă-gŭs),
Conjoined twins united at their umbilical regions. See: conjoined twins.
Synonym(s): monomphalus
[omphalo- + G. pagos, something fixed]
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