Glossary of Medical Terms

Our online medical glossary of medical terms and definitions includes definitions for terms related to treatment, and general medicine


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 almost usual twin; a placental parasitic twin or omphalosite. Compare: acardius. Origin: holo-+ G. A-priv. + kardia, heart
Nuck's diverticulum   Nuck's hydrocele   nucle   nuclear   Nuclear actin binding protein   nuclear atom   nuclear bag   nuclear bag fibre   (0)
© 2006-2018 Last Updated On: 11/14/2018 (0.04)