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cephalon

[sef-uh-lon, -luh n]
noun, plural ceph·a·la [sef-uh-luh] /ˈsɛf ə lə/. Zoology.
  1. the head, especially of an arthropod.
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Origin of cephalon

1870–75; < New Latin, for Greek kephalḗ head
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