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cranium meaning

[ 'kreinjəm ] Pronunciation:   "cranium" in a sentence
  • Noun: cranium (crania,craniums)  kreyneeum
    1. The part of the skull that encloses the brain
      - braincase, brainpan

    Derived forms: craniums, crania

    See also: cranial

    Type of: bone, os[2]

    Part of: skull

    Encyclopedia: Cranium


  • [Medicine]
    The SKELETON of the HEAD including the FACIAL BONES and the bones enclosing the BRAIN. n pl -ni·ums or -nia : SKULL; specif : BRAINCASE

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  1. a brainiac, with a cranium packed, full of more uranium
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  3. experimental study on ultrasonic wave absorption of animal cranium
  4. right there in the cranium .-marty, stop
  5. -right there in the cranium .-marty, stop

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