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  • adj. within the cranium
  • adj. Of or pertaining to the endocranium

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Pertaining to the endocranium; situated or taking place within the cranium.

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Examples

  • These all “have the small endocranial volume less than 550 cm and generally gracile characteristics that seem to distinguish them from the robust species,” he wrote in Nature in 1976.

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  • Now, here's a chart of endocranial volumes of Pleistocene human fossils:

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  • For all terrestrial carnivore groups, the authors compiled data on endocranial volume (brain size) and body mass, to estimate relative brain size or encephalization.

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  • The authors virtually reconstructed the skull of a Neanderthal neonate found at Mezmaiskaya and estimated the endocranial volume.

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  • Comparison of endocranial growth trajectories from birth to adulthood further indicates that on average, Neanderthal brains expanded at a higher rate and attained larger adult volumes than those of rAMHS ...

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  • Characteristics and inferred behaviour: Paranthropus This group contains the earliest members of the genus Homo. boisei s.s. is the only hominin to combine a massive, wide, Some researchers have suggested that these taxa (H. habilis flat, face, massive premolars and molars, small anterior s.s. and H. rudolfensis) may not belong in the Homo clade, teeth, and a modest endocranial volume (c.

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