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encephalo-
encephalocele
encephalogram
encephalograph
encephalography
Encephaloid
Encephaloid cancer
Encephaloid Medullary or Soft cancer
Encephalology
encephalomeningitis
encephalomyelitis
encephalomyocarditis
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encephalon definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: that part of the central nervous system that includes all the higher nervous centers; enclosed within the skull; continuous with the spinal cord [syn: brain, encephalon]

Merriam Webster's

noun (plural encephala) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek enkephalos Date: 1741 the vertebrate brain

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. Anat. the brain.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Encephalon En*ceph"a*lon, n. [NL. See Encephalos.] (Anat.) The contents of the cranium; the brain.



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