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n. pl. meg·a·ceph·a·lies

meg′a·ce·phal′ic (-sə-făl′ĭk), meg′a·ceph′a·lous (-sĕf′ə-lĕs) adj.
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a. megacefálico-a. V.: macrocephalia.
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