Cephalic is a term of, in, or relating to the cephalon, or head. The term is derived from the Old French word cephalique, from Latin cephalicus, and from Greek kephalikos (which comes from the word kephalē, meaning "head").
Among the other, less common cephalies are:
The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS) is currently "conducting and supporting research on normal and abnormal brain and nervous system development."
STRUCTURE OF THE FEMALE CEPHALIC END AND CUTICULAR ORNAMENTATIONS OF PARAPHILOMETROIDES NEMIPTERI (NEMATODA: PHILOMETRIDAE), AS REVEALED BY SEM
Dec 01, 2010; Abstract. Scanning electron microscopy (SEM) examination of a paratype specimen (gravid female) of the philometrid nematode...