acephalothoracica

acephalothoracica

[ā¦sef·ə·lə·thə′ras·ə·kə]
(medicine)
Congenital lack of a head and thorax.
References in classic literature ?
If you stand in an acoustic shadow there is one direction from which you will hear nothing.
These rapid remarks, murmured as they were, struck his ear by one of those acoustic rebounds which are very little studied.
All the hurrahs, carried upward upon the sonorous waves of the immense acoustic tube, arrived with the sound of thunder at its mouth; and the multitude ranged round Stones Hill heartily united their shouts with those of the ten revelers hidden from view at the bottom of the gigantic Columbiad.