Encephala



[en-sef-uh-lon, -luh n] /ɛnˈsɛf əˌlɒn, -lən/

noun, plural encephala
[en-sef-uh-luh] /ɛnˈsɛf ə lə/ (Show IPA)
1.
Anatomy. the brain.
/ɛnˈsɛfəˌlɒn/
noun (pl) -la (-lə)
1.
a technical name for brain

encephalon en·ceph·a·lon (ěn-sěf’ə-lŏn’)
n. pl. en·ceph·a·la (-lə)
See brain.
en·ceph’a·lous adj.

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