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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: pi-gom'e-lus

Definition: Unequal conjoined twins in which the parasite is represented by a fleshy mass, or by a more fully developed limb, attached to the sacral or coccygeal region of the autosite.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

[pygo- + G. melos, part]

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