Acephalothoracia



acephalothoracia

acephalothoracia a·ceph·a·lo·tho·ra·ci·a (ā-sěf’ə-lō-thə-rā’sē-ə, ə-sěf’-)
n.
Congenital absence of the head and chest.

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