American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of or relating to the skull or cranium.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Relating in any way to the cranium or skull.
- Specifically Pertaining to the cranium proper, or to that part of the skull which incloses the brain, as distinguished from the face: opposed to facial.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the cranium.
- adj. of or relating to the cranium which encloses the brain
- From cranium. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“An acquaintance, a plastic surgeon who specializes in cranial reconstruction, was returning from a conference on head injuries on September 11.”
“They carry information from one part of the brain to another, as well as back and forth between the brain and the rest of the body by way of the spinal cord and some specialized structures called cranial nerves.”
“The nerve fiber attached to these organs—specifically called cranial nerve zero because all the other numbers were already taken before it was discovered—responds specifically to scents from potential mates.”
“A new study says that laser scans reveal that the left side of Lincolns face was smaller than the right, a facial defect known as cranial microsomia.”
“The procedure Dr. Michael R. Egnor performed, called a cranial cruciate decompression, involved removing four triangular sections of bone from the top of Bobby's skull, leaving behind a cross-shaped, floating section to protect a large vein and four openings through which the swelling could protrude, alleviating the pressure.”
“Now, for the first time ever, neurosurgeons from all over the world have congregated to perform a first, a separation of the two heads, the condition known as cranial pegus parasiticus (ph), or parasite twin.”
“When twins are connected at the top of the head and one stops growing, you develop this situation, known as cranial pegus parasiticus (ph), or twin parasite.”
“Patients who have received one of the 322 recalled cranial implant kits should speak with their surgeon immediately to determine the safest way to have the kits removed.”
“Some of these pathways consists of nerves springing directly from the brain itself, these nerves are called cranial nerves and there are twelve of them ..”
“Cancer treatments such as cranial radiation can damage the hypothalamus and pituitary; the result is an abnormal metabolism, which increases the risk of obesity and diabetes.”
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