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variant of cephalo- before a vowel:
cephalate. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for cephal-


combining form
indicating the head: cephalopod
Word Origin
via Latin from Greek kephalo-, from kephale head
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cephal- in Medicine

cephal- pref.
Variant of cephalo-.

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