encephaloid

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

encephalo- +‎ -oid

Adjective[edit]

encephaloid (comparative more encephaloid, superlative most encephaloid)

  1. Resembling the material of the brain; cerebriform.

Noun[edit]

encephaloid (plural encephaloids)

  1. A malignant cancer of brain-like consistency.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for encephaloid in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)