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Definition of Syncephaly

Syncephaly: Conjoined twins whose heads are joined together. From syn-, together + -cephaly, head = heads together. Also called craniopagus or janiceps.

Source: MedTerms™ Medical Dictionary
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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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