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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.
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cephalic

(sɪˈfælɪk)
adj
1. (Anatomy) of or relating to the head
2. (Anatomy) situated in, on, or near the head
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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)]
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ce·phal·ic

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

cephalic

adj (form)Kopf-, Schädel-
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ce·phal·ic

a. cefálico-a, rel. a la cabeza.
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cephalic

adj cefálico
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Obstetrics scan documented a single live intrauterine gestation with cephal presentation, normal liquor, placenta and no gross congenital anomalies.