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- noun In teratology, the absence of the head.
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- noun medicine A
birth defectin which the headis absent
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- noun absence of the head (as in the development of some monsters)
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I have said elsewhere that the algorithm constitutes a kind of mindless identity, whose very “acephalia” dramatizes the fundamental irrelevance of the writing subject in the manufacture of the written product.