Definitions

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  • n. The encephalon.

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  • n. The encephalon.

Etymologies

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From Ancient Greek ἐν (en, "in") + κεφαλή (kephalē, "head").

Examples

  • I love it when you rail against the cretinous faecal encephalos - and I'll take this opportunity to note that not one of your regular Right Wing trolls have chosen to weigh in on your well-worded diatribe.

    magna comes loudly

  • Voltaire, have exercised their organs early, have rendered them so powerful that no excess can affect them; whereas those who keep to certain portions of the ideal encephalos, which we represent as the laboratory of thought — the poets, who leave deduction and analysis inactive and exploit the heart and imagination exclusively — may become mad.

    Balzac

  • People, who, like Cuvier and Voltaire, have exercised their organs early, have rendered them so powerful that no excess can affect them; whereas those who keep to certain portions of the ideal encephalos, which we represent as the laboratory of thought -- the poets, who leave deduction and analysis inactive and exploit the heart and imagination exclusively -- may become mad.

    Balzac

  • People, who, like Cuvier and Voltaire, have exercised their organs early, have rendered them so powerful that no excess can affect them; whereas those who keep to certain portions of the ideal encephalos, which we represent as the laboratory of thought ” the poets, who leave deduction and analysis inactive and exploit the heart and imagination exclusively ” may become mad.

    Balzac

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