conjoined twin fetuses, one of which derives its blood supply from the umbilicus or placenta of the other.
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Unequal conjoined twins in which the parasite derives its blood supply from the placenta of the autosite. See: conjoined twins.
[omphalo- + G. angeion, vessel, + pagos, something fixed]
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