[ ŏm′fə-lə-sīt′, ŏm-făl′ə- ]
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The underdeveloped member of unequal monochorionic twins that derives its blood supply from the placenta of the autosite and is not capable of independent existence or separation from the placenta.
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When an omphalosite exists, the other foetus is called, in this case also, the autosite.Essays In Pastoral Medicine|Austin Malley