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cephalopagus

Pronunciation: sef′ă-lop′ă-gŭs

Definition: Conjoined twins with heads fused but the remainder of the bodies separate.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

[cephalo- + G. pagos, something fixed]

See Also: craniopagus, duplicitas posterior

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