Skip to Content


Pronunciation: dar'a-del'fus

Definition: Conjoined twins with a single head and neck and separate bodies below the thoracic level.

[G. dere, neck, + adelphos, brother]

See Also: conjoined twins, under twin

Further information

Always consult your healthcare provider to ensure the information displayed on this page applies to your personal circumstances.

© Copyright 2018 Wolters Kluwer. All Rights Reserved. Review date: Sep 19, 2016.