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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: het'er-op'a-gus

Definition: Unequal conjoined twins in which the imperfectly developed parasite is attached to the ventral portion of the autosite.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

[hetero- + G. pagos, fixed]

See Also: epigastrius

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