noun, plural en·ceph·a·la [en-sef-uh-luh] /ɛnˈsɛf ə lə/.
- encephalomyocarditis virus,
Origin of encephalon
Examples from the Web for encephalon
The Cerebrum or Great Brain lies above the plane of the tentorium, and forms much the largest division of the encephalon.
Let me also add that the weight of the encephalon varies enormously according to individuals.The Races of Man|Joseph Deniker
The lessening of the blood supply to the encephalon is rather the accompaniment than the cause of sleep.
Encephalon -um: the brain, or that part of the head containing it.Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology|John. B. Smith
This is mainly an inference from the total weight of the encephalon.The Color Line|William Benjamin Smith