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Acephalous

A`ceph´a`lous
a.1.Headless.
2.(Zool.) Without a distinct head; - a term applied to bivalve mollusks.
3.(Bot.) Having the style spring from the base, instead of from the apex, as is the case in certain ovaries.
4.Without a leader or chief.
5.Wanting the beginning.
A false or acephalous structure of sentence.
- De Quincey.
6.(Pros.) Deficient at the beginning, as a line of poetry.
Adj.1.acephalous - lacking a head or a clearly defined head; "acephalous worms"
biological science, biology, headless
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acentric chromosome
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