cephalization


ceph·a·li·za·tion

noun \ˌse-fə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of CEPHALIZATION

:  a tendency in the evolution of organisms to concentrate the sensory and neural organs in an anterior head

First Known Use of CEPHALIZATION

1864

ceph·a·li·za·tion

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CEPHALIZATION

: an evolutionary tendency to specialization of the body with concentration of sensory and neural organs in an anterior head

Variants of CEPHALIZATION

ceph·a·li·za·tion or British ceph·a·li·sa·tion \ˌsef-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

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