cranial bones


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bones of cranium

[TA]
the paired inferior nasal concha, lacrimal, maxilla, nasal, palatine, parietal, temporal, and zygomatic; and the unpaired ethmoid, frontal, occipital, sphenoid, and vomer.

cranial bones

[krā′nē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, kranion, cranium; AS, ban
the bones of the skull, particularly the part of the cranium that encloses the brain.

bones of cra·ni·um

(bōnz krā'nē-ŭm, skŭl)
The paired inferior nasal concha, lacrimal, maxilla, nasal, palatine, parietal, temporal, and zygomatic; and the unpaired ethmoid, frontal, occipital, sphenoid, and vomer.
Synonym(s): ossa cranii [TA] , cranial bones.
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His team of researchers were tasked with proving or disproving the basic tenet of cranial manipulative techniques: the movement of cranial bones.
In one case (Figure 6), radiating fractures bind the depressed and detached bone area; in the other two cases, cranial bone is depressed but attached (a hinge fracture) with radiating fracture lines visible (Berryman & Symes 1998; Arbour 2008).
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.
The fossils are seen as vital research material as mosasaur cranial bones reportedly have no precedent in Japan, according to the researchers.
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.
Only the lower jaw, skull base, and several cranial bones remain in good shape on the Israeli specimen, report Rak and his co-workers, William H.