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- Of or pertaining to the neurocrane.
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- adjective Of or pertaining to the
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The hypothesis that lungfishes are the sister group of amphibians is supported by two possible synapomorphies: loss of a saccus vasculosus and the presence of neurocranial endolymphatic sacs.
Activated p38 in addition to the ERK1/2 signaling pathways may mediate the mutant neurocranial phenotype.
They go on to say: "Cranium 14 is the earliest documented case of craniosynostosis with resulting neurocranial, brain deformities, and, very likely, asymmetries of the facial skeleton.