Definitions for "ACEPHALOUS"
In the surprising condition of the Crusader who absently pulled at his forelock some hours after a Saracen scimitar had, unconsciously to him, passed through his neck, as related by de Joinville.
Keywords:  headless
Without a leader or chief.
A term used to describe societies which are egalitarian with respect to their political structure. In such societies, every person capable of being a leader can do so; there are no permanent positions of headship.
Keywords:  bivalve, mollusks, worms, clearly, head
Without a distinct head; -- a term applied to bivalve mollusks.
lacking a head or a clearly defined head; "acephalous worms"
Wanting the beginning.
Deficient at the beginning, as a line of poetry.
Keywords:  apex, ovaries, spring, instead, style
Having the style spring from the base, instead of from the apex, as is the case in certain ovaries.