plural noun Aceph·a·li·na \(ˌ)āˌsefəˈlīnə, əˌs-, -lē-\

Definition of Acephalina

  1. :  a tribe or other division of gregarines comprising forms with nonseptate trophozoites that do not undergo schizogony (as earthworm parasites of the genus Monocystis) — see monocystis


\(ˈ)ā¦sefəˌlīn, -əl-, -lə̇n\ adjective

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Origin and Etymology of acephalina

New Latin, from Greek akephalos + New Latin -ina

First Known Use: 1893

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feeling or affected by lethargy

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