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-encephalus

noun combining form -en·ceph·a·lus \in-ˈsef-ə-ləs\

Medical Definition of -encephalus

plural

-encephali

\-ˌlī, -ˌlē\
  1. 1:  fetus having (such) a brain <iniencephalus>

  2. 2:  condition of having (such) a brain <hydrencephalus>




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