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Pronunciation: sef′ă-lō-dī-pros′ō-pŭs

Definition: Asymmetric conjoined twins with the head of the autosite carrying a reduced parasitic head.

See: conjoined twins, under twin, diprosopus

[cephalo- + G. di-, two, + prosōpon, face]

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