noun, plural ceph·a·la [sef-uh-luh]. /ˈsɛf ə lə/. Zoology.
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Origin of cephalon
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The first represent the last segment of the cephalon; the remainder belong to the thorax.
Viewed from the lower surface, the appendages are practically confined to the cephalon and thorax.
The cephalon is about as wide as long, and eyes have not yet been seen.
Cephalon furnished with a sharp anteriorly directed dorsal tooth.
The interpretation of the appendages of the cephalon is somewhat difficult.