of or pertaining to the head.
situated or directed toward the head.

1590–1600; < Latin cephalicus < Greek kephalikós of the head. See cephal-, -ic

cephalically, adverb
postcephalic, adjective
procephalic, adjective
uncephalic, adjective
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cephalic (sɪˈfælɪk)
1.  of or relating to the head
2.  situated in, on, or near the head

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cephalic ce·phal·ic (sə-fāl'ĭk)

  1. Of or relating to the head.

  2. Located on, in, or near the head.

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cephalic   (sə-fāl'ĭk)  Pronunciation Key 
Located on or near the head.
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