conjoined twins with one head, two upper limbs, and four lower limbs, the bodies being joined above the navel.
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Duplicitas posterior in which the individual is duplicated from the umbilicus downward. See: conjoined twins.
[thoraco- + G. adelphos, brother]
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thoracodelphus(thō″ră-kō-dĕl′fŭs) [″ + adelphos, brother]
A deformed fetus with a single head and thorax, but four legs.
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