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(1) Of, pertaining to, or relating to the head

(2) Situated at or towards the head


Word origin: Greek -kephalos [headed, derivative of kephalḗ (head)] + -ic


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Re: Smoking during pregnancy

... condition as prenatal cigarette smoke exposure (PCSE). It appears that dose dependant cigarette smoke does have an effect on the birth weight and cephalic size, which can alter the shape and growth of the brain and central nervous system. Therefore one could say that cigarette smoke does affect ...

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by trailofmeat
Mon Mar 02, 2009 5:22 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Smoking during pregnancy
Replies: 15
Views: 16131

I accidentally cut a cockroach's half part of the abdomen.

... than the decapitation. Though i didnt try this. But they doesnt have much in their head to cause mass body function failure. And also there is cephalic domination (i think that is the term) when brain supress the other nerve centers like toracic ganglion or abdomenal ganglion, e.g. in Mantis ...

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by Beetle
Wed Feb 21, 2007 1:52 pm
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: I accidentally cut a cockroach's half part of the abdomen.
Replies: 15
Views: 9419

candida growth

... The Netherlands BACKGROUND: The stimulation of gastrointestinal motility and secretion during nutrient digestion is generally divided into a cephalic, gastric and intestinal phase. Little is known about the effects of macronutrients on gastrointestinal function during the postabsorptive or ...

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by Dr.Stein
Tue Nov 15, 2005 12:04 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: candida growth
Replies: 3
Views: 8341

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