cranial bone


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cranial bone

n.
Any of the bones surrounding the brain, comprising the paired parietal and temporal bones and the unpaired occipital, frontal sphenoid, and ethmoid bones.

cranial bone

A bone of the skull or brain case.
See also: bone
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Patients who underwent a craniotomy for supratentorial access for any pathology including tumor excision and aneurysm clipping followed by a cranial bone flap fixation with titanium miniplates were included in the study.
After much research Dr Upledger theorized that cranial bones continue to move into adulthood--a process previously thought to occur only in infants.
The tissue blocks including the cranial bone and surrounding soft tissue were fixed in 10% buffered formalin, decalcified in 10% EDTA, embedded along the frontal plane in paraffin wax, and cut into 6 [micro]m sections located every 300 [micro]m.
Most of the RTA deaths were due to head injuries, (Brain injury and Intra cranial hemorrhages) facial and cranial bone fractures.
Culture material from the abscess and biopsy specimens of the abscess capsule and the cranial bone grew gram-negative, oxidase-positive rods, and smooth creamy colonies on sheep blood agar after incubation for 48 hours at 35[degrees]C.
"Mesenchymal stern cells--the type found in dental pulp, among other tissues--were only discovered in 2003, and are being used in research for a number of diseases including Parkinson's, heart disease, diabetes, spinal cord and brain injuries, cranial bone repair and root formation," said David Matzilevich, MD, PhD, chief scientific officer of the National Dental Pulp Laboratory (NDPL), a division of the New England Cryogenics Center that specializes in the collection and storage of stem cells found in dental pulp.
The surgery to protect a hole in his cranial bone by using an artificial bone was successful.
1977 Developmental change of the cranial bone thikness in the human fetal period.
According to the National Institutes of Health, a depressed skull fracture is a break in a cranial bone (or "crushed" portion of skull) with depression of the bone in toward the brain.
As a person grows, he argues, genetically constrained chewing muscles lead to relatively small jaws, thus permitting the deposition of additional cranial bone to encase a large brain.
Until recently, the more common approach to cranial bone flap fixation was stainless steel wire, but this has not always yielded optimum results.
Within 2 years, re-establishment of cranial bone integrity was reported.