Definition of Bicephalous

1. Adjective. Having two heads.

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Definition of Bicephalous

1. a. Having two heads.

Definition of Bicephalous

1. Adjective. (zoology) Having two heads. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Bicephalous

1. Having two heads. Origin: Pref. Bi- + cephalous: cf. F. Bicephale. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bicephalous

biccy
bice
bice blue
bice green
bicelle
bicelles
bicellular
bicentenaries
bicentenary
bicentennial
bicentennials
bicentral
bicentric
bicep
biceped
bicephalous (current term)
bicephalus
biceps
biceps brachii
biceps femoris
biceps femoris reflex
biceps humeri
biceps muscle of arm
biceps muscle of thigh
biceps reflex
bicepses
bices
bicharacteristic
bicheiro
bicheiros

Literary usage of Bicephalous

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1. The Medico-chirurgical Review, and Journal of Practical Medicine (1844)
"bicephalous CHILD: LIGATURE OF ONE OF THE HEADS. On the 31st October, 1843, M. Buhring was called to see a new-born infant, on the back of ..."

2. History: Fiction of Science? by Anatoly Fomenko (2005)
"... of Macedon as a Greek emperor, wearing a crown and holding an orb and a sceptre, with either a bicephalous winged animal or two birds in the background. ..."

3. The London Literary Gazette and Journal of Belles Lettres, Arts, Sciences, Etc (1829)
"The bicephalous girl presented to the above mentioned was born at Sassari in ... This infant, which perfectly resembled the bicephalous man, who lived to be ..."

4. The London Medical Gazette (1844)
"Having arrived, however, at the conclusion that the child was bicephalous, Dr. Buering, the narrator of the case, determined to cut off one of ..."

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