- cephalic flexure,
- cephalic index,
- cephalic pole,
- cephalic presentation,
- cephalic tetanus
Origin of cephalic
Examples from the Web for procephalic
Epicranial suture: the line of junction of the two procephalic lobes.
Procephalic lobes: in the embryo, form part of the anterior, overhanging portion of the head.
In the median ventral part of the procephalic region there arises the labrum (fig. 187, ls).The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Transverse section through the procephalic lobes of an embryo of the same age.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume IV (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
But the protocerebrum contains the ganglia of the ocular segment in addition to those of the procephalic lobes.
"pertaining to the head," early 15c., from Latin cephalicus, from Greek kephalikos "pertaining to the head," from kephale (see cephalo-).