cephalocaudal axis

[sĕf′ə-lō-kôdl]

n.

The long axis of the body.

Nearby words

  1. cephalic version,
  2. cephalin,
  3. cephalitis,
  4. cephalization,
  5. cephalo-,
  6. cephalocele,
  7. cephalocentesis,
  8. cephalochordate,
  9. cephalodynia,
  10. cephalogyric


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