- acardius acephalus
- holoacardius acephalus.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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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
holoacardius — A separate, grossly defective twin lacking a heart of its own, its blood supply being dependent on a shunt from the placental circulation of a more nearly normal twin; a placental parasitic twin or … Medical dictionary