Complete Definition of "cranium"

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Etymology

From Medieval Latin cranium#Latin|cranium "skull", from Ancient Greek κÏανίον (kranion) "upper part of the head, skull".

Pronunciation
Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-eɪniÉm|-eɪniÉm

Noun
en-noun|pl2=crania

#The skull of a vertebrate.
#That part of the skull enclosing the brain, the braincase.

Translations
trans-top|skull
Finnish: kallo
Italian: cranio m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

trans-top|braincase
Finnish: aivokoppa
Italian: cranio m
trans-mid
trans-bottom

Derived terms
cranial
cranially
hemicraniectomy
hemicraniotomy

Category:Greek derivations
Category:Skeleton
Category:English nouns with irregular plurals

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