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cephalic flexure


cephalic flexure

noun

Definition of CEPHALIC FLEXURE

:  the middle of the three anterior flexures of an embryo in which the front part of the brain bends downward in an angle of 90 degrees—called also cranial flexure
February 27, 2015
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