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cephalization

cephalization

noun ceph·a·li·za·tion \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

cephalization

noun ceph·a·li·za·tion   (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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