- anatomy towards the head or anterior partCompare caudad
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Historical Examples of cephalad
Cephalad: toward the head, along the central line of the body.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
John. B. Smith
It is just cephalad to the anterior end of the pharynx and to the hypophysis.Development of the Digestive Canal of the American Alligator
Albert M. Reese
Cephalad it is connected with the embryonic septum transversum (future diaphragm).
Cephalad of the hepatic artery is the developing omentum, caudad of the vessel the mesoduodenum.
The molt patch extends caudad toward the tail and cephalad toward the chin.
- Toward the head or anterior section.