from The Century Dictionary.

  • In conchology, having a head, as most mollusks; of or pertaining to the Encephala: an epithet applied to mollusks, excepting the Lamellibranchia, which are said, in distinction, to be acephalous.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Zoöl.) Having a head; -- said of most Mollusca; -- opposed to acephalous.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective zoology Having a head; said of most mollusks.


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