Definition of archencephala 

(Entry 1 of 2)

plural of archencephalon


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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