epicranium


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epicranium

 [ep″ĭ-kra´ne-um]
the structures collectively that cover the skull.

ep·i·cra·ni·um

(ep'i-krā'nē-ŭm),
The muscle, aponeurosis, and skin covering the cranium.
[epi- + G. kranion, skull]

epicranium

/epi·cra·ni·um/ (-kra´ne-um) the muscles, skin, and aponeurosis covering the skull.

epicranium

[-krā′nē·əm]
Etymology: Gk, epi + kranion, skull
the complete scalp, including the integument, the muscular sheets, and the aponeuroses. Compare epicranius. epicranial, adj.

ep·i·cra·ni·um

(ep'i-krā'nē-ŭm)
The muscle, aponeurosis, and skin covering the cranium.
[epi- + G. kranion, skull]

epicranium

the structures collectively that cover the skull.