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Definition of the noun acephalia

What does acephalia mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: -

  1. absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters)
    • lexical domain: States - nouns denoting stable states of affairs
    • synonyms of acephalia: acephalism / acephaly
    • more generic words: abnormalcy / abnormality = an abnormal physical condition resulting from defective genes or developmental deficiencies
    • part of: monster / teras = a grossly malformed and usually nonviable fetus

Alternative definition of the noun acephalia


  1. [medicine] A birth defect in which the head is absent

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Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

acephalia, congenital absence of ...

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

frt, 3rsité, frèréR; siniéR, 8RT Acephalia. Congenital absence of the head; acephalism; acephaly. *E*-3rgfriar, Hsütformér THT, RR: HT HEHSTH 3TTH Acephalism.

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Acephalia, ah-sef-a'-le-ah. Congenital absence of the head. Acephalism, ah-sef'- al-ism. Acephalia, q.v. Acephalobrachia, ah-sef-a-lo-bra'-ke-ah. Without head and arms.

Google previewThe Student's Medical Dictionary (1896)

Including All the Words and Phrases Generally Used in Medicine, with Their Proper Pronunciation and Definitions-- by George Milbry Gould

Acephalia lahsef-a' ...

Google previewBlackwell's Nursing Dictionary (2013)

by Dawn Freshwater, Sian Masiln-Prothero

acephalia, acephaly (a-ke-f, se-fa' -li-a, a-kef', sef' -a-li): A congenital anomaly with absence of the head. — acephalic, adj. acerbity (a-sur' - bi-ti): Acidity combined with astringency. acetabular (as-e-tab' -u-Iar): Relating to the ...

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acephalia, absence of a head. See also acephaly. acephalism. See acephaly.

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions (2016)

by Mosby

acephalia, absence of a head. See also acephaly. acephalism. See acephaly.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Acephaly (Acephalia ...

Google previewA dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)

by George Milbry Gould

Acephalia. (See Illus. Diet.) A. spuria.

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Video shows what acephalia means. A birth defect in which the head is absent. acephalia synonyms: acephaly, acrania. Acephalia Meaning. How to pronounce ...

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