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Medical Term:

gastroacephalus

Pronunciation: gas'tro-a-sef'a-lus

Definition: Unequal conjoined twins in which an acephalous parasite is attached to the abdomen of the autosite.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

[gastro- + G. a- priv. + kephale, head]

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