cephalo-
combining form see cephal-

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  • Cephalo — Ceph a*lo [Gr. kefalh head.] A combining form denoting the head, of the head, connected with the head; as, cephalosome, cephalopod. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • cephalo- — before vowels, cephal , Mod.L. combining form of Gk. kephale head …   Etymology dictionary

  • cephalo- — [sef′ə lō, sef′ələ] [see CEPHALIC] combining form the head, skull, or brain [cephalopod] …   English World dictionary

  • céphalo- — céphal(o) ♦ Élément, du gr. kephalê « tête » : céphalopodes.⇒ céphale. céphale, céphalie, céphalo . éléments, du gr. kephalê, tête . ⇒CÉPHAL(A) , CÉPHALÉ , CÉPHALO , (CÉPHAL , CÉPHALA )élément préf. Élément préf. tiré du mot gr. « tête », entrant …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • cephalo- — a combining form meaning head, used in the formation of compound words: cephalometry. Also, cephal , cephalic, cephalous, cephaly. [ < Gk kephalo , comb. form of kephalé head; akin to GABLE] * * * …   Universalium

  • cephalo- — see cephal …   Medical dictionary

  • cephalo... — ce|pha|lo…, Ce|pha|lo… 〈in Zus.〉 = zephalo…, Zephalo… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • Cephalo... — ce|pha|lo…, Ce|pha|lo… 〈in Zus.〉 = zephalo…, Zephalo… …   Lexikalische Deutsches Wörterbuch

  • cephalo- — [ sɛfələʊ, kɛf ] combining form relating to the head or skull: cephalometry. Origin from Gk kephalē head …   English new terms dictionary

  • cephalo- — ceph·a·lo …   English syllables

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