How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"cephalo" is from "kephale" (head) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "skull" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|This is the earliest cephalometer, an instrument developed to position the head during X-rays.|
|The purpose is to provide data on all living species of cephalopods (octopus, squid, etc).|