Cephalic Definition

sə-fălĭk
adjective
Of the head, skull, or cranium.
Webster's New World
In, on, near, or toward the head.
Webster's New World

Of, or pertaining to, the cephalon.

Wiktionary
Antonyms:
suffix
Having a specified kind or number of heads.
Dolichocephalic.
American Heritage
affix

Having a (specified) kind of head or number of heads; -cephalous.

Macrocephalic.
Webster's New World
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Origin of Cephalic

  • From Middle French céphalique, from Latin cephalicus (“head”), from Ancient Greek κεφαλικός (kephalikos, “capital”), from κεφαλή (kephalē, “head”).

    From Wiktionary

  • French céphalique from Latin cephalicus from Greek kephalikos from kephalē head ghebh-el- in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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