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a combining form used in the names of severely malformed, usually nonviable, conjoined twins, with the site of attachment specified by the initial element:
< Neo-Latin < Greek págos fixation, something fixed or solid Unabridged
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pagus in Medicine

-pagus suff.
Conjoined twins: ectopagus.

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