Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the epencephalon: as, the epencephalic region of the brain.
  • Occipital, as a bone; hindmost, as one of four cranial segments or so-called cranial vertebræ.

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

  • adjective Pertaining to the epencephalon.
  • adjective Situated on or over the brain.

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

  • adjective anatomy Pertaining to the epencephalon.
  • adjective anatomy Situated on or over the brain.

Etymologies

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epi- +‎ encephalic

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