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cal·var·i·um

(kal-vār'ē-ŭm),
Incorrectly used for calvaria.
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calvarium

(kăl-vâr′ē-əm)
n. pl. calvar·iums or calvar·ia (-ē-ə)
The upper domelike portion of the skull without the lower jaw or the lower jaw and the facial parts.
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cal·var·i·um

(kal-var'ē-ŭm)
USAGE NOTE Incorrectly used term for calvaria.
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calvarium

The vault of the skull. The skull less the jaw and facial bones.
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