acephalostomia

[ā-sĕf′ə-lō-stōmē-ə, ə-sĕf′-]

n.

Congenital absence of most of the head, with the presence of a mouthlike opening.

Nearby words

  1. although,
  2. althusser,
  3. alti-,
  4. altigraph,
  5. altiloquent,
  6. altimetrical,
  7. altimetrically,
  8. altimetry,
  9. altiplano,
  10. altissimo


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