variant of -cephalous: brachycephalic.

< Greek -kephal(os) -cephalous + -ic

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-cephalic or -cephalous
adj combining form
indicating skull or head; -headed: brachycephalic
[from Greek -kephalos]
-cephalous or -cephalous
adj combining form
[from Greek -kephalos]
-cephaly or -cephalous
n combining form
-cephalism or -cephalous
n combining form

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-cephalic suff.
Having a specified kind or number of heads: dolichocephalic.

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