a.1.(Zool.) Having a head; - applied chiefly to the Cephalata, a division of mollusks.
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For example, some parts of current Upper East, Upper West and Volta Regions were considered as cephalous societies as the communities lived without any central authority system.
Tradition has it that Antonio Pezzula was beheaded first, but his cephalous body remained standing until the last Otrantino had been killed.
Capitulescences mono cephalous, on scapes; capitula homogamous, discoid or radiate; receptacle epaleate; involucre two- to three-seriate.