Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A cast or impression of the interior of a cavity.

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  • noun A cast made of the mould formed by the impression the brain makes on the inside of the neurocranium, providing a replica of the brain with most of the details of its outer surface.

Etymologies

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endocranial cast

Examples

  • In one section, Ms. Falk declares: "Dart had mistakenly identified the lambdoid suture of the skull that had been imprinted on Taung's endocast as the lunate sulcus!"

    Bones That Tell a Tale

  • Ralph Holloway produced an endocast, the joins between the fragments are good, and the volume of 752 cc was measured by water displacement.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • Ralph Holloway produced an endocast, the joins between the fragments are good, and the volume of 752 cc was measured by water displacement.

    Of Homind Facial Reconstructions, Transitional Fossils, and Lazy Creationists

  • A previous study of LB1's endocast revealed that large parts of the frontal lobe and other anatomical features were consistent with higher cognitive processes.

    Tiny Humans Found in Indonesia Are New Species

  • A previous study of LB1's endocast revealed that large parts of the frontal lobe and other anatomical features were consistent with higher cognitive processes.

    Posthuman Blues

  • Professor Falk's team scanned all 21 skulls into a computer and then created a "virtual endocast" using specialist software.

    Tiny Humans Found in Indonesia Are New Species

  • The cranium of the young male was scanned at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility to create an endocast, a model of the impressions left on the inside of the cranium by the brain.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • The cranium of the young male was scanned at the European Synchrotron Radiation Facility to create an endocast, a model of the impressions left on the inside of the cranium by the brain.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • The endocast was made by scanning the interior of the skull at the Quinze-Vingts Hospital in Paris to obtain a picture of the impression left by the brain on the neurocranium.

    Home | Mail Online

  • An endocast from Australopithecus africanus, a roughly 3-million-year-old South African hominid species, looks similar to that of LB1, Falk said.

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