-en·​ceph·​a·​lous | \ (ˌ)en¦sefələs, ə̇n-, ᵊn- \

Definition of -encephalous

: having (such) a brain micrencephalous

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History and Etymology for -encephalous

Greek -enkephalos, from enkephalos brain

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“-encephalous.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/-encephalous. Accessed 17 Apr. 2021.

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