cephalic


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ce·phal·ic

 (sə-făl′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the head.
2. Located on, in, or near the head.

[French céphalique, from Latin cephalicus, from Greek kephalikos, from kephalē, head; see ghebh-el- in Indo-European roots.]

ce·phal′i·cal·ly adv.

cephalic

(sɪˈfælɪk)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the head
2. (Anatomy) situated in, on, or near the head

ce•phal•ic

(səˈfæl ɪk)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to the head.
2. situated or directed toward the head.
[1590–1600; < Latin cephalicus < Greek kephalikós= kephal(ḗ) head + -ikos -ic]
ce•phal′i•cal•ly, adv.

-cephalic

var. of -cephalous: oxycephalic.
[< Greek -kephal(os)]

ce·phal·ic

(sə-făl′ĭk)
Located on or near the head.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.cephalic - of or relating to the head
caudal - constituting or relating to a tail; "caudal appendage"
Translations

cephalic

adj (form)Kopf-, Schädel-

ce·phal·ic

a. cefálico-a, rel. a la cabeza.

cephalic

adj cefálico
References in classic literature ?
The proposition, and demonstration, were fairly written on a thin wafer, with ink composed of a cephalic tincture.
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However, there was an additional part (II), with appendages, which was classified as a cephalic part.
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The purpose of the present study was to determine the thickness of the parietal bone as well its relation with sex and cephalic index in the attempt to improve guidance for harvesting of calvarial bone graft material.
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In February 2016, ACOG issued a revised Practice Bulletin (#161) on external cephalic version outlining clinical considerations and recommendations and providing an algorithm for patient management.