Definition of Encephalization

1. Noun. (biology) the amount of brain mass exceeding that related to an animal's total body mass. ¹



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Medical Definition of Encephalization

1. In phylogenesis, the migration of function from subcortical centres to the cortex. Synonym: encephalization, telencephalization. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Encephalization

encephalitis neonatorum
encephalitis periaxialis
encephalitis periaxialis concentrica
encephalitis periaxialis diffusa
encephalitis pyogenica
encephalitis virus
encephalitis viruses
encephalitogen
encephalitogenic
encephalitogens
encephalitozoon
encephalitozoon cuniculi
encephalitozoonosis
encephalitozoons
encephalization (current term)
encephalizations
encephalize-
encephalo-
encephalocele
encephaloceles
encephaloclastic microcephaly
encephalocraniocutaneous lipomatosis
encephalocystocele
encephaloduroarteriosynangios
encephalodynia
encephalogram
encephalograms
encephalograph

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