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Pronunciation: pi'go-did'i-mus

Definition: Conjoined twins with a single cephalothoracic region but with the buttocks and parts below doubled.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

[pygo- + G. didymos, twin]

See Also: duplicitas posterior

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