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  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Encephalic (Anat) Pertaining to the encephalon or brain.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • encephalic Pertaining to the encephalon; cerebral.
    • encephalic Situated in the head or within the cranial cavity; intracranial.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Encephalic belonging to the head or brain
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
See Encephalon
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.,—en, in, kephalē, the head.


In literature:

The needle on the encephalic meter in the lid of the kit never flickered.
"Code Three" by Rick Raphael
The entire encephalic mass weighed 2-1/2 lbs.
"Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society - Vol. 3" by Various
Before him, on encephalic films, their forms and faces moved as clearly as though both were in the room.
"The Paliser case" by Edgar Saltus
In a former article I alluded to encephalous and anencephalous cases, where there were either no heads or heads without brains.
"Curiosities of Medical Experience" by J. G. (John Gideon) Millingen