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Pronunciation: il'e-o-thor'a-kop'a-gus

Definition: Conjoined twins in which union occurs through the ilia and extends to involve the thoraces.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

Synonym(s): ischiothoracopagus

[ilio- + G. thorax, chest, + pagos, fixed]

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