cranial bone


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cranial bone

n.
Any of the bones surrounding the brain, comprising the paired parietal and temporal bones and the unpaired occipital, frontal sphenoid, and ethmoid bones.

cranial bone

A bone of the skull or brain case.
See also: bone
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Preservation of cranial bones (expected number of unpaired cranial bones was 155, and for paired 310).
His first case series is described in "Salvage of contaminated cranial bone flap autografts using OsteoCleanse[sup.
A 4 x 3-mm piece of mastoid cranial bone was sectioned from the graft and prepared for use in repairing the skull base defect.
Six months later, in October 1996, the patient underwent open surgery for nasal reconstruction with a cranial bone graft.
Central giant cell reparative granuloma is an infrequent, benign, proliferating lesion affecting the maxilla, mandible and, rarely, cranial bones.
Then, we made molds and casts of the cranial bones, assembled a cast skull, and sent that skull through a CT scanner at the University of Chicago hospital to get the snout cross-section," he added.
While I totally agree with the main premise, there was no mention, in promoting the back sleeping position, of the numbers of babies who have developed flattening or abnormal moulding of the cranial bones.
Craniosacral therapy (also called CST, cranial osteopathy, also spelled CranioSacral therapy) is a method of alternative medicine used by massage therapists, chiropractors and osteopaths, who manually apply a subtle movement of the spinal and cranial bones to bring the central nervous system into harmony.
And any adjustments for babies are gentle and safe, and usually involve fingertip pressure on the spine, or even gentler pressure on the cranial bones.
Since the skull is only partially represented by the right cranial bones (see Table 1), standard craniometric multivariate discriminant analyses (Giles & Elliot 1963; Giles 1970) used for sex determination are not possible.
It involves gentle manipulation, fingertip pressure, tapping, moulding and holding the cranial bones.
Increased bone density with metaphyseal involvement Pyle dysplasia Erlenmeyer AR Craniometaphyseal Pyle-like, but dysplasia cranial bones more afected severe type AR mild type AD other type Frontometaphyseal Frontal bones XLR dysplasia Dysosteosclerosis Generalised AR Platyspondyly XLR Oculodento-osseous Craniotubular and AD dysplasia mandible Trichodento-osseous Craniotubular AD 4.