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cephalic

 [sĕ-fal´ik]
pertaining to the head, or to the head end of the body.

cra·ni·al

(krā'nē-ăl),
1. Relating to the cranium or head.
See also: cephalad. Synonym(s): cranialis [TA], cephalic
2. Synonym(s): superior (1)

cephalic

/ce·phal·ic/ (sĕ-fal´ik) pertaining to the head, or to the head end of the body.

cephalic

(sə-făl′ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to the head.
2. Located on, in, or near the head.

ce·phal′i·cal·ly adv.

cephalic

[sifal′ik]
pertaining to the head.

cra·ni·al

(krā'nē-ăl)
1. Relating to the cranium or head.
Synonym(s): cephalic.
2. Synonym(s): superior (2) . See also: cephalad

cephalic

Relating to the head or in the direction of the head.

cephalic

pertaining to the head.

cephalic (s·faˑ·lik),

adj 1. pertaining to the head.
n 2. in aromatherapy, a substance that stimulates the mind and clears it.

cra·ni·al

(krā'nē-ăl)
Relating to the cranium or head.
See also: cephalad
Synonym(s): cephalic.

cephalic

pertaining to the head, or to the head end of the body.

cephalic index
the width of the skull divided by the length. Sometimes expressed as 100 times the breadth divided by the length.
cephalic vein
the vein on the cranial aspect of the forearm of most domestic mammals; much favored for intravenous injection in dogs; see Table 15.

Patient discussion about cephalic

Q. I need help with a delicate topic. My neice was diagnoised with Cranial Transannular Where he forehead was once as normal, now it has a forming point in the center to make it look as though her skull is shrinking inward. Please anyone help with any information you may have

A. your question troubled me... from what i know of bone development - what you say can very much happen but i never heard of a case like that.and i looked a bit about maybe some information about it, but i'm pretty sure that the name you gave is not the disease that she has, it's just a description. Cranial means skull, Trans means cross over and Annular means ring. but if you'll find the right name, or if it is really the real name, here is a bit of places you might find information-

http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec05.html

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/bonediseases.html

Q. Is there any problem, if an arachnoid cyst ,2cmx1.5cm size, rostral to cerebellar region left untreated? symptoms: repeated headaches, twitching of muscles, tiredness

A. An arachnoid cyst that leads to symptoms usually needs treatment. Mild symptoms as you suggested are ok to left untreated however gradual onset of new symptoms may arise such as seizures, paralysis and other complications, therefore once symptoms occur one should consider treatment.

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