cephalate

adjective
ceph·​a·​late | \ ˈsefələ̇t, -ˌlāt, usually -t+V \
variants: or cephalated \ -​ˌlād-​ə̇d \

Definition of cephalate

zoology
: having a head or an enlargement suggesting a head

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cephal- + -ate

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“Cephalate.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cephalate. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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