[sef-uh-lon, -luh n]
- the head, especially of an arthropod.
Origin of cephalon
1870–75; < New Latin, for Greek kephalḗ head
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Examples from the Web for cephalon
The third exopodite of the cephalon was apparently about 15 mm.
The cephalon and anterior portion of the thorax are missing.
The number of functional gnathobases on the cephalon is unknown.
The cephalon is about as wide as long, and eyes have not yet been seen.
But in a couple of minutes you'll see Cephalon and that's as far as we go.The Brain