acephalothoracia a·ceph·a·lo·tho·ra·ci·a (ā-sěf’ə-lō-thə-rā’sē-ə, ə-sěf’-)
Congenital absence of the head and chest.
Also, acephalic [ey-suh-fal-ik] /ˌeɪ səˈfæl ɪk/ (Show IPA). Zoology. headless; lacking a distinct head. without a leader or ruler. Historical Examples He found it more ‘acephalous’ than ever; ‘less order; less unity of purpose.’ The Life of William Ewart Gladstone, Vol. 1 (of 3) John Morley Such is a summary description of all the acephalous […]
acephaly acephaly a·ceph·a·ly (ā-sěf’ə-lē, ə-sěf’-) or a·ce·pha·li·a (ā’sə-fā’lē-ə, ās’ə-) or a·ceph·a·lism (ā-sěf’ə-lĭz’əm, ə-sěf’-) n. Congenital absence of the head. Historical Examples Such a monstrosity is known as acephaly in modern nomenclature. Babylonian-Assyrian Birth-Omens and Their Cultural Significance Morris Jastrow
a white solid compound, C 4 H 10 NO 3 PS, used as an insecticide against a wide range of plant pests, including aphids, budworms, and tent caterpillars.
an irrigation ditch. Historical Examples They are watered by an acequia that brings water from Sun River several miles above the post. Army Letters from an Officer’s Wife, 1871-1888 Frances M.A. Roe I shall walk up the acequia to the rock I am going to blast. Lone Pine R. B. (Richard Baxter) Townshend But when […]