Lizet Elaine (simplyn2deep) wrote in 1_million_words,
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Word of the Day 06/27/16 Encephalon

Encephalon (noun)
encephalon [en-sef-uh-lon, -luh n]


noun, plural encephala [en-sef-uh-luh]
1. Anatomy. the brain.

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Origin: 1735-45; < New Latin, alteration (-on for -os) of Greek enképhalos (adj.) within the head, as masculine noun, brain; see en-, -cephalous

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