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calvaria

 [kal-var´e-ah]
the domelike superior portion of the cranium, comprising the superior portions of the frontal, parietal, and occipital bones. Called also cranial vault.
Calvaria. From Dorland's, 2000.

cal·var·i·a

, pl.

cal·var·i·ae

(kal-vā'rē-ă, -vā'rē-ē), [TA] Avoid the incorrect form calvarium.
The upper domelike portion of the skull.
Synonym(s): roof of skull, skullcap
[L. a skull]

calvaria

/cal·va·ria/ (kal-var´e-ah) [L.] the domelike superior portion of the cranium, comprising the superior portions of the frontal, parietal, and occipital bones.

calvaria

[kalver′ē·ə]
the skullcap or superior portion of the skull, which varies greatly in shape from individual to individual. In some persons the calvaria is relatively oval, in others it is more circular. The fontanels, or soft spots, in the skull of an infant are situated on the surface of the calvaria at the junction of the sagittal and coronal sutures and at the junction of the sagittal and lambdoid sutures. Also called calva. See also bregma.
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cal·var·i·a

, pl. calvariae (kal-var'ē-ă, -ē) [TA]
The upper domelike portion of the skull.
Synonym(s): skullcap.
[L. a skull]

cal·var·i·a

, pl. calvariae (kal-var'ē-ă, -ē) [TA] Avoid the incorrect form calvarium.
Skull's upper domelike portion.
[L. a skull]

calvaria, calvarium

the domelike superior portion of the cranium, comprising the superior portions of the frontal, parietal and occipital bones.