cephalo-, cephal-; -cephalic, -cephalism, -cephalous, -cephalus; -cephaly

(Greek: head)

Sometimes these "head" elements are also written as: kephalo-, kephal-, etc.

cephaloid
cephalomancy, cephaleonomancy, kephalonomancy
Divination by boiling a donkey’s head on burning coals.
cephalometer
cephalometric
cephalometrical
cephalometry
cephalopagus
cephalopathy
See encephalopathy.
cephaloplegia
cephalopod
cephalothorax
cephalotomy (s) (noun), cephalotomies (pl)
1. The surgical cutting of the fetal head to make delivery of the baby easier.
2. A dissection of the fetal head.
cephalotripsy
The act or operation of crushing the head of a fetus in the womb in order to effect delivery.
cephalous (adjective) (not comparable)
cynocephalous
Having the face or head of a dog.