acelomate a·ce·lo·mate (ā-sē’lə-māt’)
Lacking a true celom or body cavity lined with mesothelium, as in flatworms.
a·ce’lo·mate’ or a’ce·lom’a·tous (-lŏm’ə-təs, -lō’mə-) adj.
not centered; having no center. Genetics. of or relating to a chromosome or chromatid that lacks a centromere. Historical Examples If the propulsive action does not pass through the centre of gravity the system again becomes “acentric.” The Theory and Practice of Model Aeroplaning V. E. Johnson adjective without a centre not on centre; eccentric […]
a suffix with the meanings “resembling, having the nature of,” “made of,” occurring in loanwords from Latin (cretaceous; herbaceous) and forming adjectives in English on the Latin model (ceraceous), especially adjectival correspondents to taxonomic names ending in -acea, and -aceae: rosaceous . suffix relating to, belonging to, having the nature of, or resembling: herbaceous, larvaceous […]
acep American College of Emergency Physicians
Also, acephalic [ey-suh-fal-ik] /ˌeɪ səˈfæl ɪk/ (Show IPA). Zoology. headless; lacking a distinct head. without a leader or ruler. adjective having no head or one that is reduced and indistinct, as certain insect larvae having or recognizing no ruler or leader adj. “headless,” 1731, from French acéphale + -ous, or directly from Late Latin acephalus, […]