Cephalization is considered an evolutionary trend, whereby nervous tissue, over
many generations, becomes concentrated toward one end of an organism.
The differentiation of the anterior (front) end of an organism into a definite head.
Considered an evolutionary advance, cephalization is accompanied by a ...
Cephalization definition, a tendency in the development of animals to localization
of important organs or parts in or near the head. See more.
Define cephalization: a tendency in the evolution of organisms to concentrate the
sensory and neural organs in an anterior head.
What Is Cephalization? If I were to ask you to name the parts of a starfish, what
would you answer? Well, they obviously have five arms (sometimes more).
cephalization. Type: Term Pronunciation: sef′ăl-ĭ-zā′shŭn. Definitions: 1.
Evolutionary tendency for important functions of the nervous system to move
Cephalization is an evolutionary trend in which the neurons in an organism
become concentrated at one end of its body -- particularly the head region ...
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ceph·a·li·za·tion n. An evolutionary trend in the animal kingdom toward
centralization of neural and sensory organs in the head or anterior region of the
A list of phyla that show cephalization would be chordata, arthropoda,
platyhelminthes and nematoda. Chordates are animals that have a skeletal rod
called a ...