-pagus

-pagus

a combining form used in the names of severely malformed, usually nonviable, conjoined twins, with the site of attachment specified by the initial element: thoracopagus.

Origin:
< Neo-Latin < Greek págos fixation, something fixed or solid

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-pagus suff.
Conjoined twins: ectopagus.

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