variant of -cephalous: brachycephalic.

Origin of -cephalic

< Greek -kephal(os) -cephalous + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for -cephalic



adj combining form

indicating skull or head; -headedbrachycephalic

Derived Forms

-cephaly or -cephalism, n combining form

Word Origin for -cephalic

from Greek -kephalos
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Medicine definitions for -cephalic



Having a specified kind or number of heads:dolichocephalic.
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