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ce·phal·ic  audio  (s-flk) KEY 

ADJECTIVE:
  1. Of or relating to the head.
  2. Located on, in, or near the head.

ETYMOLOGY:
French céphalique, from Latin cephalicus, from Greek kephalikos, from kephal, head; see ghebh-el- in Indo-European roots

OTHER FORMS:
ce·phali·cal·ly(Adverb)


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