cephalad

adverb
ceph·​a·​lad | \ ˈse-fə-ˌlad How to pronounce cephalad (audio) \

Definition of cephalad

: toward the head or anterior end of the body

First Known Use of cephalad

1887, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cephalad was in 1887

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“Cephalad.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cephalad. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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cephalad

adverb
ceph·​a·​lad | \ ˈsef-ə-ˌlad How to pronounce cephalad (audio) \

Medical Definition of cephalad

: toward the head or anterior end of the body

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