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variant of -cephalous:
Origin of -cephalic
< Greek -kephal(os) -cephalous + -ic Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for -cephalic


combining form
indicating skull or head; -headed: brachycephalic
Derived Forms
-cephaly, -cephalism, combining_form:in_noun:countable
Word Origin
from Greek -kephalos
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-cephalic in Medicine

-cephalic suff.
Having a specified kind or number of heads: dolichocephalic.

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