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omphalosite

noun om·pha·lo·site \-fə-lə-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of OMPHALOSITE

:  the member of a pair of conjoined twins of unequal size that is smaller and parasitic and that receives its blood supply by way of the larger twin—compare autosite

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July 04, 2015
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