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Pronunciation: mi'o-did'i-mus, mi-od'i-mus

Definition: Unequal conjoined twins with the head of the smaller twin joined to the occipital region of the head of the larger twin.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

[mio- + G. didymos, twin]

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