thoracopagus

noun
tho·ra·cop·a·gus | \ ˌthōr-ə-ˈkäp-ə-gəs, ˌthȯr- \
plural thoracopagi\-ˌjī \

Medical Definition of thoracopagus 

: conjoined twins that are united at the thorax

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