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cephalic

[sə′fal·ik]
(zoology)
Of or pertaining to the head or anterior end.
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bitten i by possessing a reduced pattern of cephalic sensory canals.
Isolation and characterization of Corynebacterium ulcerans from cephalic implants in macaques.
Venography of the left cephalic vein was performed, confirming extravasation into a pseudoaneurysm (Figure 2).
For abalone, environmental cues are detected by 2 main olfactory appendages: the cephalic and epipodial tentacles (Wanichanon et al.
Extra cephalic tenderness and pressure pain threshold in children with headache.
The fetus was in cephalic presentation and Fetal Heart Rate (FHR) was 136 beats per minute and regular.
Michelle explained: "I found out in August she was breech and I was booked in for an External Cephalic Version on October 26.
Connects the cephalic and basilic and is often used for taking blood
The cephalic area of Zoica is gently sloping laterally, whereas it is steep in Lysania (and in all other genera of the Zoicinae).
The next set of chapters discusses recognition of dystocia, delivery techniques, the McRoberts maneuver, cephalic replacement, and infant injury.