cephalad

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ceph·a·lad

 (sĕf′ə-lăd′)
adv. Biology
Toward the head or anterior section.
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cephalad

(ˈsɛfəˌlæd)
adv
(Anatomy) anatomy towards the head or anterior part. Compare caudad
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