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myognathus

Pronunciation: mi-og'na-thus

Definition: An unequal conjoined twin in which the rudimentary head of the parasite is attached to the lower jaw of the autosite by muscle and skin only.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

[myo- + G. gnathos, jaw]

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