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Pronunciation: tho'ra-del'fus

Definition: Duplicitas posterior in which the individual is duplicated from the umbilicus downward.

See: conjoined twins, under twin

Synonym(s): thoracodelphus

[thoraco- + G. adelphos, brother]

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