acephalogasteria

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acephalogasteria a·ceph·a·lo·gas·te·ri·a (ā-sěf'ə-lō-gā-stēr'ē-ə, ə-sěf'-)
n.
Congenital absence of the head, chest, and abdomen in the parasitic member of conjoined twins.

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