the husband of Procris.
a combining form of nouns that correspond to adjectives ending in -cephalic, or -cephalous: dolichocephaly. -cephaly suff. A specified condition affecting the head: microcephaly.
- Cephapirin sodium
cephapirin sodium ceph·a·pi·rin sodium (sěf’ə-pī’rĭn) n. A semisynthetic broad-spectrum antibiotic derived from cephalosporin, usually administered by injection.
a Syriac surname given by Christ to Simon (John 1:42), meaning “rock.” The Greeks translated it by Petros, and the Latins by Petrus. Historical Examples
Astronomy. a northern circumpolar constellation between Cassiopeia and Draco. Also, Kepheus. Classical Mythology. an Ethiopian king, the husband of Cassiopeia and father of Andromeda. Historical Examples noun (Latin genitive) Cephei (ˈsiːfɪˌaɪ) a faint constellation in the N hemisphere near Cassiopeia and the Pole Star See also Cepheid variable noun (Greek myth) a king of Ethiopia, […]