Procephalic
Procephalic Pro`ce*phal"ic, a. [Pref. pro- + cephalic.] (Zo["o]l.) Pertaining to, or forming, the front of the head. [1913 Webster]

{Procephalic lobe} (Zo["o]l.), that part of the head of an invertebrate animal which is in front of the mouth. [1913 Webster]


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  • procephalic — [prō΄sə fal′ik] adj. [ PRO 2 + CEPHALIC] of or relating to the front part of the head …   English World dictionary

  • procephalic — |prō+ adjective Etymology: pro (I) + cephalic 1. : relating to, forming, or situated on or near the front of the head procephalic antennae 2. [Greek prokephalos (from …   Useful english dictionary

  • procephalic — adjective Date: 1874 relating to, forming, or situated on or near the front of the head …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • procephalic — adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • procephalic — Relating to the anterior part of the head. [pro + G. kephale, head] * * * pro·ce·phal·ic (pro″sə falґik) [pro + cephal + ic] pertaining to the anterior part of the head …   Medical dictionary

  • procephalic — adj. of the front of the head, pertaining to the front of the head …   English contemporary dictionary

  • procephalic — pro·cephalic …   English syllables

  • procephalic —   a. pertaining to front of head …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Procephalic lobe — Procephalic Pro ce*phal ic, a. [Pref. pro + cephalic.] (Zo[ o]l.) Pertaining to, or forming, the front of the head. [1913 Webster] {Procephalic lobe} (Zo[ o]l.), that part of the head of an invertebrate animal which is in front of the mouth.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • procephalic lobes — (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In embryology of the cephalic region, expansion of the neural ridges forming the future brain and divided into three neuromeres, known as proto , deuto and tritocerebrum; procephalon …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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