• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Encephaloid An encephaloid cancer.
    • a Encephaloid Resembling the material of the brain; cerebriform.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • encephaloid Resembling the matter of the brain.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Encephaloid resembling the matter of the brain
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. 'egke`falos + -oid,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Gr.,—en, in, kephalē, the head.


In literature:

Scirrhous, encephaloid and colloid forms of carcinoma occur.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 8, Slice 4" by Various
Encephaloid is in structure the reverse of the last, its softness depending on the preponderance of its cell over its fibrous elements.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 5, Slice 2" by Various