Relating to, affecting, or situated in the brain.
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- Evidently, the primordia of the adult antennae are formed during embryogenesis in the form of the larval antennae, which also holds for most other head structures in the encephalic Tribolium.
- It's often called paradoxical sleeping because it's characterized by heightened encephalic activity but also muscular immobility.
mid 19th century: from Greek enkephalos 'brain' (from en- 'in' + kephalē 'head') + -ic.
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