cephalo-


a combining form meaning “head,” used in the formation of compound words: cephalometry.

Origin of cephalo-

< Greek kephalo-, combining form of kephalḗ head; akin to gable
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British Dictionary definitions for cephalo-

cephalo-

before a vowel cephal-


combining form

indicating the headcephalopod

Word Origin for cephalo-

via Latin from Greek kephalo-, from kephale head
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Medicine definitions for cephalo-

cephalo-


pref.

Head:cephalometry.
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