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plural of archencephalon


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plural noun

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

Word History


Plural noun

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

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“Archencephala.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 26 Sep. 2023.

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