tetrapus

tetrapus

 [tet´rah-pus]
a malformed fetus with four feet.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

tet·ra·pus

(tet'ră-pŭs),
A malformed person with four feet.
[G. tetrapous, fr. tetra- + pous, foot]
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A living fossil Tetrapus fig wasp (Hymenoptera: Agaoninae) developing in extant Neotropical fig species (Moraceae: Ficus, section Pharmacosycea)
subgenus Pharmacosycea (Miq.) Miq., pollinated by Tetrapus Mayr; and section Americana Miq.
(1999) documented dicephalus tetrapus tetrabrachius monster in a buffalo.
As per Roberts (1986) the gross features of present monster calf can be described as dicephalus tetrapus tretrabrachius monocaudatus conjoined twins.
(9) Jodie and Mary were ischiopagus tetrapus conjoined twins, (10) Thus, each had their own arms and legs, although they were joined at the pelvis and shared a linked spine.
Ischiopagus twins are joined at the ischium and tetrapus twins have four lower limbs.
Mary and Jodie were ischiopagus tetrapus conjoined twins, which means that they were joined in the pelvic region and had four lower limbs between them.
The fig species that we have examined here are in the subgenera Urostigma and Pharmacosycea and are pollinated by wasps in the genera Pegoscapus and Tetrapus, respectively.