\sˌɛfɐlˌɒsəmˌatədˈɪmi͡ə], \sˌɛfɐlˌɒsəmˌatədˈɪmiə], \s_ˌɛ_f_ɐ_l_ˌɒ_s_ə_m_ˌa_t_ə_d_ˈɪ_m_iə]\
Definitions of CEPHALOSOMATODYMIA
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A double monstrosity, in which the union is between the heads and the trunks. Of this there are varieties :-for example, Infra-maxillostermodym'ia, where the union is with the inferior maxillary bones and sterna; and Prosoposternodym'ia, between the faces and sterna.-Cruveilhier.
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