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a·ceph·a·ly

(ā-sef'ă-lē),
Congenital absence of the head.
Synonym(s): acephalia (1) , acephalism
[G. a- priv. + kephalē, head]
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a·ceph·a·lus

, acephalia (ā-se-fā'lŭs, -lē-ă)
A headless fetus.
[G. a- priv. + kephalē, head]

a·ceph·a·ly

(ā-sef'ă-lē)
Congenital absence of the head.
Synonym(s): acephalia, acephalism.
[G. a- priv. + kephalē, head]
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acephalia

, acephalism (ā″sĕ-fāl′yă) (ā″sef′ă-lizm) [ a- + cephalo-, head]
Congenital absence of the head.
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