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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
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acephalism
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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
Also called acephalia, acephalism.
Midline Medical Dictionary (2002)
by P. S. Rawat
Congenital absence of the head; acephalism; acephaly. *E*-3rgfriar, Hsütformér THT, RR: HT HEHSTH 3TTH Acephalism.
acephalism. See acephaly.
Mosby's Medical Dictionary (2016)
acephalism. See acephaly.
by Pei-Show Juo
Acephaly (Acephalia, Acephalism) ...
Pocket 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.
Nuttall'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.
by William Alexander Newman Dorland
acephalia, acephalism, acephaly ...
by Shirley Palmer
— acephalism : the condition of a foetus born without a head.
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 ...
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, ...
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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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