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Definition of the noun acephaly
What does acephaly 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 acephaly: acephalia / acephalism
- 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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by Kiichiro Itsumi
Acephaly is a common feature of O13: we find AD in s1 and Ad in e5b. Thus the head of dodrans may be dropped. Another, but less probable, interpretation is that this phrase starts with biceps, instead of anceps, at the initial position, which is ...
by Edmund Cautley
Acephaly is a deformity incompatible with life. In the variety, acephalus monobrachius, there is only one upper extremity. In paracephalus both upper extremities are absent. Myacephalus is a shapeless mass covered with skin. Deformities of ...
Acephaly 5 secondary form may respond to corticosteroids (local and injection), after the removal of secondary infections. Acapnia. Acapnia is a condition of diminished carbon dioxide in the blood. Acardia.
Mosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)
by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis
acephal-, acephalo-, combining form meaning ' having no head': acephalobrachia, acephaly. acephalia, congenital absence of ...
by Roland Greene, Stephen Cushman, Clare Cavanagh, Jahan Ramazani, Paul F. Rouzer, Harris Feinsod, David Marno, Alexandra Slessarev
If, however, acephaly, as foreclipping, is disputed, ...
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 ...
by Pei-Show Juo
Acephaly (Acephalia ...
by Joanne Gray, Rachel Smith, Caroline Homer
acephaly congenital absence of the head. acetabuluma hemispherical depression situated on the lateral surface of the innominate bone (sides of the pelvis)...
Midline Medical Dictionary (2002)
by P. S. Rawat
Congenital absence of the head; acephalism; acephaly. *E*-3rgfriar, Hsütformér THT, RR: HT HEHSTH 3TTH Acephalism.
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by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press
accumulated total punching 17 acephaly accumulated total punching Computer Technology, in punch-card technology, an error detection technique that was used with card input to ensure that the complete card deck was read. accumulating ...
by Gregory Claeys
The substantive concerns of political philosophy recur in all associations, stateless (horizontal/acephaly) or statist (vertical/hierarchy), if far more in the second than the first. Associations are subject to unrelenting evolution, in response to ...
Acephaltl, Acephaltun, Acephaly (ah-sef -a'leah, ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
syN acephaly. aceph-a-lo-car-dia ...
by Thomas Lathrop Stedman
ACEPHALY ACETYL less monster, a. paraceph'alus, a monster with only partially formed skull and no brain. aceph'aly. Acephalia, headlessness. acerato'sis [G. a- priv. + keras, horn.] Akeratosis, deficiency or absence of horny tissue, as the ...
by Myrna Breskin, Kevin Dumith, Enid Pearsons, Robert Seeman
acephaly /ă séf'o le/ or acephalism/ā séf'o liz'om/ acephalia. [a- + -cephaly] acet-, aceto- combining form. two-carbon fragment of acetic ...
A dictionary of new medical terms, a suppl. to 'An illustrated dictionary of medicine, biology and allied sciences'. (1905)
by George Milbry Gould
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Scrabble value of A1C3E1P3H4A1L1Y4
The value of this 8-letter word is 18 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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