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Medical Term:

rachiopagus

Pronunciation: ra'ke-op'a-gus

Definition: Conjoined twins united back to back with union of their spinal columns.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

Synonym(s): rachipagus

[rachio- + G. pagos, something fixed]

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