Words nearby cephal-
WORDS THAT USE CEPHAL-
What does cephal- mean?
Cephal- comes from the Greek kephalḗ, meaning “head.”
Cephal- is a variant of cephalo-, which loses its -o- when combined with words or word elements beginning with vowels.
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Examples of cephal-
One medical term that features cephal- is cephalalgia, meaning “headache.”
Knowing a little Greek helps make big words like cephalalgia less of a pain in the … head.
What are some words that use the combining form cephal-?
How to use cephal- in a sentence
This condition is to be diagnosed from traumatic cephal-hydrocele (p. 390).
Cephaloceles have to be diagnosed from dermoid cysts, nævi (Fig. 199), cephal-hydrocele, and cephal-hæmatoma.