aceph·a·lo·car·di·us (a-sef″ə-lo-kahrґde-us) a fetus exhibiting acephalocardia.

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  • acardius — A twin without a heart that remains viable by using the placental circulation of its mate. a. acephalus acephalocardius; an acardiac conceptus in which the head and thoracic organs are absent; ribs and vertebrae may be present, and upper l …   Medical dictionary

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