Cephalate
Cephalate \Ceph"a*late\, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having a head. [1913 Webster]

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  • cephalate — adj. [Gr. kephale, head] Having a head or head like structure …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cephalate — /sef euh lit, layt /, adj. Zool. having a head or headlike part. [1860 65; CEPHAL + ATE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • cephalate — ceph·a·late …   English syllables

  • cephalate — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Prosopocephala — Scaphopoda Sca*phop o*da, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ska fh a boat + poda.] (Zo[ o]l.) A class of marine cephalate Mollusca having a tubular shell open at both ends, a pointed or spadelike foot for burrowing, and many long, slender, prehensile oral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Scaphopoda — Sca*phop o*da, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ska fh a boat + poda.] (Zo[ o]l.) A class of marine cephalate Mollusca having a tubular shell open at both ends, a pointed or spadelike foot for burrowing, and many long, slender, prehensile oral tentacles. It …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Solenoconcha — Scaphopoda Sca*phop o*da, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ska fh a boat + poda.] (Zo[ o]l.) A class of marine cephalate Mollusca having a tubular shell open at both ends, a pointed or spadelike foot for burrowing, and many long, slender, prehensile oral… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cephal- — var. of cephalo before a vowel: cephalate. * * * …   Universalium

  • cephalic —   a. pertaining to head.    ♦ cephalic index, 100 times maximum breadth of skull divided by maximum length.    ♦ cephalad, adv. towards head.    ♦ cephalate, a. having a head …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • cephalated — adjective see cephalate …   Useful english dictionary

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