Definition of Acephala

1. n. pl. That division of the Mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; -- so called because they have no evident head. Formerly the group included the Tunicata, Brachiopoda, and sometimes the Bryozoa. See Mollusca.



Medical Definition of Acephala

1. That division of the Mollusca which includes the bivalve shells, like the clams and oysters; so called because they have no evident head. Formerly the group included the Tunicata, Brachiopoda, and sometimes the Bryozoa. See Mollusca. Origin: NL, fr. Gr, adj. Neut. Pl, headless. See Acephal. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Acephala

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acenaphthoquinones
acenaphthylene
acene
acenes
acenesthesia
acenocoumarin
acenocoumarol
acentric
acentric chromosome
acentric fragment
acentromeric
acentrous
aceology
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acephala (current term)
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acephalan
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acephalgic
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acephalic migraine
acephaline
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acephalists
acephalobrachia

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