encephalo-
combining form see encephal-

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  • encephalo- — [en sef′ə lō΄, en sef′ələ] [< Gr enkephalos: see ENCEPHALON] combining form of the brain: also, before a vowel, prefix combining form encephal …   English World dictionary

  • encéphalo- — ⇒ENCÉPHAL(O) , (ENCÉPHAL , ENCÉPHALO )élément préf. Élément préf. tiré du gr. « cerveau » et entrant dans la formation de termes de médecine. I. Forme encéphal A. Adj. [Le 2e élément est un suff. sav.] : encéphalique (cf. encéphale dér.)… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • encephalo- — a combining form meaning brain, used in the formation of compound words: encephalograph. Also, esp. before a vowel, encephal . [ < Gk enképhalos. See ENCEPHALON] * * * …   Universalium

  • encephalo- — see encephal …   Medical dictionary

  • encephalo- — [ɛn sɛf(ə)ləʊ, kɛf ] combining form relating to the brain: encephalopathy. Origin from Gk enkephalos …   English new terms dictionary

  • encephalo- — encephal …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • encephalo- — aff. a combining form meaning “brain”: encephalograph[/ex] • Etymology: comb. form of Gk enképhalos. See encephalon …   From formal English to slang

  • encephalo- — a word element meaning brain , as in encephalomyelitis. Also, encephal . {Greek enkephalo , combining form of enkephalos} …   Australian English dictionary

  • encephalo- — comb. form brain. Etymology: Gk egkephalos brain …   Useful english dictionary

  • encephalo-, encephal- — The brain. Cf.:cerebro . [G. enkephalos, brain] …   Medical dictionary

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