Definition of autosite in English:

autosite

Pronunciation /ˈɔːtəsʌɪt/

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noun

Medicine
  • The larger and more completely developed member of a pair of unequal conjoined twins, on which the less developed member (parasite) is dependent. In early use also: †either of a pair of equally developed conjoined twins (obsolete).

Origin

Mid 19th century. From French autosite from ancient Greek αὐτόσιτος bringing one's own provisions from αὐτο- + σῖτος food.