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Medical Term:

pygopagus

Pronunciation: pi-gop'a-gus

Definition: Conjoined twins in which the two individuals are joined at the buttocks, most often back to back.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

[pygo- + G. pagos, something fixed]

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