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Pronunciation: or'bi-top'a-gus

Definition: Unequal conjoined twins in which the parasite, usually very imperfectly developed, is attached at an orbit of the autosite.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

Synonym(s): teratoma orbitae

[L. orbita, orbit, + G. pagos, something fixed]

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