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Definition of the noun acephalism
What does acephalism mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- 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
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Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
acephalism. See acephalia. acephalobrachia/asefމۑlǀbrƗމkƝāۑ/ [Gk, a + NHSKDOƝ without head, EUDFKLǀQ arm], a congenital anomaly in which a fetus lacks both arms and a head.
Midline Medical Dictionary (2002)
by P. S. Rawat
Congenital absence of the head; acephalism; acephaly. *E*-3rgfriar, Hsütformér THT, RR: HT HEHSTH 3TTH Acephalism.
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
acephalism. See acephaly.
acephalism. See acephaly.
Nuttall's spelling bee guide, condensed from Nuttall's standard pronouncing dictionary, Warne's ed (1876)
by P Austin Nuttall
Acephalism, o-sef'-a- lism— the state of being without a head. Acephalous, a-sef-a-lus— headless.
A Pocket Medical Dictionary (1911)
Giving the Pronunciation and Definition of the Principal Words Used in Medicine and the Collateral Sciences ... by George Milbry Gould
Acephalism, ah-sef' -al-ism. Acephalia, q. v. Acephalobrachia, ah-sef-a-lo-bra' ' - ke-ah.
An 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, ...
Comprising the Pronunciation, Derivation, and Full Explanation of Medical, Pharmaceutical, Dental, and Veterinary Terms by Alexander Duane
Acephalism (a- sefa-lizm}. [yl- + Gr. kephale, head.] The state of being Aceph'alouB or headless. Acephalo- (a-sef'a-loh-). Prefix meaning headless; as Acephalocar'dia, Acephalo- gas'tria, Acephalorrha'chia, etc., ...
A New Universal Etymological, Technological, and Pronouncing Dictionary of the English Language, Embracing All the Terms Used in Science, Literature and Art (1858)
by John CRAIG (F.G.S.)
ACEPHALISM, a-sefa-lizm, s. foetus without a head. ACEPHALI, a-sefa-li , s.
The Dictionary of Psychology (1999)
by Raymond J. Corsini
acephalism. 2. Being without a normal full,sized head. 3. A headless organism. acetylcholine tACh, Ach ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3E1P3H4A1L1I1S1M3
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