- of or relating to the encephalon or brain.
Origin of encephalic
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The needle on the encephalic meter in the lid of the kit never flickered.Code Three
If the serous or sero-sanguinolent effusion be considerable, the encephalic mass or portions of it may be anmic.
Before him, on encephalic films, their forms and faces moved as clearly as though both were in the room.The Paliser case
Encephalic lesions, adherence of the pia mater to the cerebrum, mean absolutely nothing in this question.L-bas
J. K. Huysmans
It was not until to-day, after the lapse of nearly a month, that I happened upon my Encephalic chapter again.Christian Science
Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
- of or relating to the brain
- Of or relating to the brain.
- Located within the cranial cavity.
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