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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]

braincase

also

brain case

(brān′kās′)
n.
The part of the skull that encloses the brain. Also called brainpan.

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]
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There are three basic ways in which the jaw is suspended from the brain case. These designs are called amphistylic, hyostolic, and autostylic.
Most modern fish (bony fish with fins) have a hyostylic jaw suspension, which is responsible for their unique ability to move their entire jaw apparatus forward independent of the brain case. Their jaws are attached to the brain case mainly by the hyomandibula, and palatoquadrate connections 1 and 3 are replaced by ligaments.
For all our ability to comprehend the wide universe, our internal universe is destined to disappear after an instant in time, leaving only the brain case as a reminder of our existence.
Ferenbach as saying that modern man probably appeared at different times and places because of a dominant mutation of the brain including the remodelling of the brain case. She asserted that change can take place relatively rapidly and noted that G.
Flatter skull bases and brain cases combine with longer, more protruding faces in adult Neandertal and archaic H.
Turnaround Time for Reporting Description Average Turnaround Time (Rounded off to the Nearest) MBNR TNDR NALG BALAJI Routine Cases 6.5 5 5.5 2 (hours) Emergency 20 15 20 10 Cases (minutes) Description Average Turnaround Time (Rounded off to the Nearest) MATRIX KIMS Routine Cases 3.5 3 (hours) Emergency 20 15 Cases (minutes) * This data is with reference to only CT BRAIN cases from all these centres.
These images are loaded onto an open site maintained by UC Davis for other researchers (all brain cases are identified by a special case number to protect confidentiality of the donor).
Ancient American skulls feature long, narrow brain cases and small, short faces, unlike those of modern Native Americans.
erectus fossils, including skulls with surprisingly small brain cases suggestive of an early form of the species.
Several brain cases and jaws display dents and fractures created by hammering with stones to reach tissue inside, Ferraro says.