cephalous

cephalous

[sef-uh-luhs]
adjective
having a head.

Origin:
1870–75; cephal- + -ous

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-cephalous

a combining form meaning “having a head or heads” of the specified sort or number: brachycephalous.
Also, -cephalic.


Origin:
< Greek -kephalos -headed, derivative of kephalḗ head; see -ous

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-cephalous suff.
Having a specified kind of head or number of heads: nanocephalous.

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