cephalization

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noun ceph·a·li·za·tion \ˌse-fə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of cephalization

  1. :  a tendency in the evolution of organisms to concentrate the sensory and neural organs in an anterior head

1864

First Known Use of cephalization

1864


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cephalization

noun ceph·a·li·za·tion
variants: or British

cephalisation

\ˌsef-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\play

Medical Definition of cephalization

  1. :  an evolutionary tendency to specialization of the body with concentration of sensory and neural organs in an anterior head


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