The part of the skull containing the brain.
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Those bones of the skull enclosing the brain, as distinguished from the bones of the face. ... Synonym: braincase, cranial vault, cranium cerebrale, cerebral cranium. ... Origin: neuro-+ G. Kranion, skull ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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(noor″o-kra´ne-әm) the part of the cranium that encloses the brain. adj., neurocra´nial., adj.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: nū′rō-krā′nē-ŭm Definitions: 1. Those bones of the cranium enclosing the brain, as distinguished from the bones of the face. Synonyms: brain box, braincase, cranial vault, cranium cerebrale, cerebral cranium
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In mammals, the neurocranium or braincase is the back part of the skull and houses the brain. In front of it is the interorbital region. In humans, the neurocranium is (also) the upper portion of the skull. The other, lower part of the skull is the viscerocranium. Evolutionarily, the human neurocranium has turned from being (just) the back part to
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