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Medical Term:

cryptodidymus

Pronunciation: krip'to-did'i-mus

Definition

Conjoined twins, with the poorly developed parasitic twin concealed within the larger autosite.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

[crypto- + G. didymos, twin]

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