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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Encephalon  \En*ceph"a*lon\,  n.  [NL.  See  {Encephalos}.]  (Anat.) 
  The  contents  of  the  cranium;  the  brain. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  encephalon 
  n  :  that  part  of  the  central  nervous  system  that  includes  all 
  the  higher  nervous  centers;  enclosed  within  the  skull; 
  continuous  with  the  spinal  cord  [syn:  {brain}] 




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