cephalic flexure n.
The sharp, ventrally concave bend in the developing midbrain of the embryo. Also called cranial flexure, mesencephalic flexure.
Cephalometry, Craniometry. the ratio of the greatest breadth of the head to its greatest length from front to back, multiplied by 100. noun the ratio of the greatest width of the human head to its greatest length, multiplied by 100 cephalic index n. The ratio of the maximum width of the head to its maximum […]
- Cephalic pole
cephalic pole n. The head end of the fetus. Historical Examples
- Cephalic presentation
cephalic presentation n. Presentation of the fetus headfirst during birth.
- Cephalic tetanus
cephalic tetanus n. A condition caused by trauma to the head, especially to the facial nerve, characterized by tonic spasms in the face and throat. Also called cerebral tetanus.