encephalic

[ en-suh-fal-ik ]
/ ˌɛn səˈfæl ɪk /

adjective

of or relating to the encephalon or brain.

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Origin of encephalic

First recorded in 1825–35; encephal- + -ic
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British Dictionary definitions for encephalic

encephalic
/ (ˌɛnsɪˈfælɪk, ˌɛnkɪ-) /

adjective

of or relating to the brain
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Medical definitions for encephalic

encephalic
[ ĕn′sə-fălĭk ]

adj.

Of or relating to the brain.
Located within the cranial cavity.
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