allantoidoangiopagous twins

allantoidoangiopagous twins
twins joined by the vessels of the umbilical cord only; called also omphaloangiopagous t's.

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  • allantoidoangiopagus — SYN: omphaloangiopagus. See allantoidoangiopagous twins, under twin. [allantoid + G. angeion, vessel, + pagos, fastened] * * * al·lan·toi·do·an·gi·op·a·gus (al″ən toi″do an″je opґə gəs) [allantoid + angio + pagus] …   Medical dictionary

  • omphalosite — Underdeveloped twin of allantoidangiopagous twin; joined by umbilical vessels. SYN: placental parasitic twin. [omphalo + G. sitos, food] * * * om·pha·lo·site fə lə .sīt n the member of a pair of conjoined twins of unequal size that is smaller and …   Medical dictionary

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