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neurocranium

 [noor″o-kra´ne-um]
the part of the cranium enclosing the brain. adj., adj neurocra´nial.

neu·ro·cra·ni·um

(nū'rō-krā'nē-ŭm), [TA]
Those bones of the cranium enclosing the brain, as distinguished from the bones of the face.
[neuro- + G. kranion, skull]

neu·ro·cra·ni·um

(nūr'ō-krā'nē-ŭm) [TA]
Those bones of the cranium enclosing the brain, as distinguished from the bones of the face.
Synonym(s): brain box, braincase.
[neuro- + G. kranion, skull]

neurocranium

that part of the vertebrate skull forming the brain case and sense capules.
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