Cephalic meaning

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Located on, in, or near the head.
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Having a specified kind or number of heads.

Dolichocephalic.

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Of the head, skull, or cranium.
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In, on, near, or toward the head.
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Having a (specified) kind of head or number of heads; -cephalous.

Macrocephalic.

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Relating to the head.
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Located on, in, or near the head.
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Located on or near the head.
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Of or referring to the head; headlike.
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Of, or pertaining to, the cephalon.
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Of or relating to the head.
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Origin of cephalic

  • 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

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

    From Wiktionary