Translation of cephalic in Spanish:

cephalic

cefálico, adj.

Pronunciation /kɛˈfalɪk//səˈfælɪk//sɪˈfalɪk/

adjective

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    cefálico
    • Based on this information, nurses ensure that patients receive appetizing food that is arranged attractively to enhance the cephalic phase of pancreatic secretion.
    • Pancreatic juice secretion occurs in three phases: cephalic, gastric, and intestinal.
    • Brachial plexuses receiving a branch from the fourth cervical nerve are more cephalic with reference to the vertebral column and have been designated as high or prefixed.
    • At this point, it branches into the cephalic vein on the lateral aspect of the biceps muscle and the basilic vein on the medial side of the muscle.
    • It may pass over the clavicle and open into the cephalic, subclavian, or internal jugular.