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bones of cranium

[TA]
the paired inferior nasal concha, lacrimal, maxilla, nasal, palatine, parietal, temporal, and zygomatic; and the unpaired ethmoid, frontal, occipital, sphenoid, and vomer.
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bones of cra·ni·um

(bōnz krā'nē-ŭm, skŭl)
The paired inferior nasal concha, lacrimal, maxilla, nasal, palatine, parietal, temporal, and zygomatic; and the unpaired ethmoid, frontal, occipital, sphenoid, and vomer.
Synonym(s): ossa cranii [TA] , cranial bones.
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His team of researchers were tasked with proving or disproving the basic tenet of cranial manipulative techniques: the movement of cranial bones.
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It involves gentle manipulation, fingertip pressure, tapping, moulding and holding the cranial bones.
He experimented on himself, for two years, to discover how restricting the motion of the various cranial bones might result in dysfunction within the body.
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In a case report from Vatansever et al., computed tomography of a three-year-old boy with proptosis of the right eye and a palpable, immobile mass in the lateral wall of the right orbit revealed diffuse bone destruction and expansion in the right lateral orbital wall and other cranial bones. Diagnosis of Langerhans cell histiocytosis was confirmed by bone biopsy.