Pronunciation: ep'i-ko'mus, e-pik'o-mus
Definition: Unequal conjoined twins in which the smaller parasite is joined to the larger autosite at the top of the head.
See: conjoined twins, under twin
[epi- + G. kome, hair of the head]
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