archencephala

Definition of archencephala

 (Entry 1 of 2)

plural of archencephalon

Archencephala

plural noun
Arch·​en·​ceph·​a·​la | \ ¦ärk‧ˌenˈsefələ \

Definition of Archencephala (Entry 2 of 2)

: humans regarded as constituting a separate subclass of Mammalia not now used as an acceptable taxonomic concept

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History and Etymology for archencephala

Plural noun

New Latin, from archi- + encephala (plural of encephalon)

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“Archencephala.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/archencephala. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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