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a combining form used in the names of severely malformed, usually nonviable, conjoined twins, with the site of attachment specified by the initial element: thoracopagus.

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Origin of -pagus

<New Latin <Greek págos fixation, something fixed or solid
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-pagus

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Conjoined twins:ectopagus.
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