cephalothin ceph·a·lo·thin (sěf’ə-lə-thĭn’)
A broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from cephalosporin.
the anterior part of the body in certain arachnids and crustaceans, consisting of the coalesced head and thorax. Historical Examples noun (pl) -raxes, -races (-rəˌsiːz) the anterior part of many crustaceans and some other arthropods consisting of a united head and thorax n. 1829, from cephalo- + thorax. Perhaps from French or German. cephalothorax (sěf’ə-lə-thôr’āks’) […]
having a head. a combining form meaning “having a head or heads” of the specified sort or number: brachycephalous. -cephalous suff. Having a specified kind of head or number of heads: nanocephalous.
the husband of Procris. Historical Examples
a combining form of nouns that correspond to adjectives ending in -cephalic, or -cephalous: dolichocephaly. -cephaly suff. A specified condition affecting the head: microcephaly.