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  • n. Plural form of braincase.


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  • Relative to body size, the braincases of the early birds like Archaeopteryx were dramatically larger than those of the pterosaurs, the flying reptiles.


  • Eva looked down at Muthr and saw that the top of one of the braincases was missing.

    The Search For WondLa

  • Theoretically, therefore, it should have been possible to start with, say, an Australopithecus skull drawn on the undistorted ‘rubber’, and breed your way through creatures with progressively larger braincases and progressively shorter muzzles – progressively more human-like, in other words.


  • Some H. habilis specimens with uncharacteristically massive features: Brows, braincases, teeth, etc. are often classified as Homo rudolfensis.

    Did Darwinists Jump the Gun?

  • Before CJ, I had rarely seen pictures of actual death - but now, I saw pictures of braincases burst open like gentle flowers, people with skin so burned they looked like crispy fried chicken, and women and men lapping up every liquid substance you could possibly imagine.

    Blood, Flesh, Sperm, and Bone

  • As preplanned, the two braincases would be shipped off to Nuaman.

    The Tar-Aiym Krang

  • The braincases in question were making their way along the pullway at breakneck speed.

    The Tar-Aiym Krang

  • First I want to see what our braincases can do with the popgun. '

    The Tar-Aiym Krang

  • Instead of throwing a shoe now I'd throw my whole closet if I could and since the DNC braincases thought Obama didn't need a primary challenger I've reregistered Independent and now looking at Romney or Huntsman.

    ABC News: Top Stories

  • The new findings show that, at the time of birth, both Neanderthals and modern humans have elongated braincases, but only modern human endocasts change to a more globular shape in the first year of life. - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph


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