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Related to cephalad: dorsoventrally, anteroposterior
See also: cranial (1).
cephalad/ceph·a·lad/ (sef´ah-lad) toward the head.
cephaladadjective Referring to the direction of the head; towards the head. Cephalad is being increasingly replaced by “toward the head” in the working medical parlance.
See also: cranial (1)
cephaladSituated towards the head.
See also: cranial
Patient discussion about cephalad
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