om·​pha·​lo·​site -fə-lə-ˌsīt How to pronounce omphalosite (audio)
: the member of a pair of conjoined twins of unequal size that is smaller and that receives its blood supply by way of the larger twin compare autosite

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“Omphalosite.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Sep. 2023.

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