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.
Origin of -pagus
< New Latin < Greek págos fixation, something fixed or solid
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Medicine definitions for -pagus
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