encephalous definition

  • adjective:
    • Having a head; stated of many mollusks.
    • Having a head; -- stated of many Mollusca; -- in opposition to acephalous.
    • Having a head; said of all mollusks.
    • Having a head; -- said on most Mollusca; -- opposed to acephalous.
    • Having a head; said of many mollusks.
    • Having a head; -- said on most Mollusca; -- in opposition to acephalous.
  • others:
    • In conchology, having a head, since many mollusks; of or pertaining to the Encephala: an epithet placed on mollusks, excepting the Lamellibranchia, which are said, in difference, become acephalous.
    • In conchology, having a head, as most mollusks; of or pertaining to the Encephala: an epithet put on mollusks, excepting the Lamellibranchia, which are said, in distinction, become acephalous.
    • In conchology, having a head, because so many mollusks; of or pertaining to the Encephala: an epithet placed on mollusks, excepting the Lamellibranchia, that are stated, in difference, to be acephalous.

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