pap·​y·​ra·​ceous ˌpap-ə-ˈrā-shəs How to pronounce papyraceous (audio)
: of, relating to, or being the flattened remains of one of twin fetuses which has died in the uterus and been compressed by the growth of the other

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“Papyraceous.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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