Absence of head and heart as seen in a parasitic twin. [G. a- priv. + kephale, head, + kardia, heart]

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aceph·a·lo·car·dia (a-sef″ə-lo-kahrґde-ə) [a-1 + cephalo- + cardia] congenital absence of the head and heart.

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  • acephalocardius — aceph·a·lo·car·di·us (a sef″ə lo kahrґde us) a fetus exhibiting acephalocardia …   Medical dictionary

  • acefalocardie — ACEFALOCARDÍE s. f. lipsă congenitală a capului şi a inimii. (< engl. acephalocardia) Trimis de raduborza, 15.09.2007. Sursa: MDN …   Dicționar Român

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