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Definition of the noun acephalism

What does acephalism 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 acephalism: acephalia / 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

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acephalism

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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

Also called acephalia, acephalism.

Google previewMidline Medical Dictionary (2002)

by P. S. Rawat

Congenital absence of the head; acephalism; acephaly. *E*-3rgfriar, Hsütformér THT, RR: HT HEHSTH 3TTH Acephalism.

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

by Mosby

acephalism. See acephaly.

Google previewMosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)

by Mosby

acephalism. See acephaly.

Google previewConcise Dictionary of Biomedicine and Molecular Biology (2001)

by Pei-Show Juo

Acephaly (Acephalia, Acephalism) ...

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

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

Google previewNuttall's spelling bee guide, condensed from Nuttall's standard pronouncing dictionary, Warne's ed (1876)

Acephalism, o-sef'-a- lism— the state of being without a head. Acephalous, a-sef-a-lus— headless.

Google previewThe American illustrated medical dictionary (1922)

by William Alexander Newman Dorland

acephalia, acephalism, acephaly ...

Google previewA Pentaglot Dictionary of the Terms Employed in Anatomy, Physiology, Pathology... (1845)

by Shirley Palmer

acephalism : the condition of a foetus born without a head.

Google previewStedman's Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing (2005)

by Thomas Lathrop Stedman

SYN acephalia, acephalism. [G. a-priv. + kephalé, head] *acet-, aceto-Combining forms denoting the two-carbon fragment of acetic acid. ac-e-tab-u-la (as-&-tab'yū- lā) Plural of acetabulum. ac-e-tab-u-lar (as-é-tab'yū-lār) Relating to the ...

Google previewAn Illustrated Dictionary of Medicine, Biology and Allied Sciences, Including the Pronunciation... (1903)

by George Milbry Gould

Acephalism (ala-sefLaZ-z'zm) [d priv.; Ic£¢a7lfi, head]. See Acephalz' a. Acephalobrac-hia (all-styr-al-o-éra'-.ée-ak) [d priv. ; Ice¢ailf7, head; ,Bpaxiwv, ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3E1P3H4A1L1I1S1M3

The value of this 10-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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