-pagus


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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Medicine definitions for -pagus

-pagus

suff.

Conjoined twins:ectopagus.

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