cranial bones


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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.

cranial bones

[krā′nē·əl]
Etymology: Gk, kranion, cranium; AS, ban
the bones of the skull, particularly the part of the cranium that encloses the brain.

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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Surgical treatment is not appropriate because of severe thickening in the cranial bones and radiotherapy should not be the first-line option because it leads to sarcomatous changes.
By studying fresh cranial bone specimens and employing various testing means, Dr Upledger's team confirmed the existence of cranial bone motion and attained precise measurements of the frequency and amplitude of cranial bone movement.
1977 Developmental change of the cranial bone thikness in the human fetal period.
Craniosacral therapy (also called CST, cranial osteopathy, also spelled CranioSacral therapy) is a method of alternative medicine used by massage therapists, chiropractors and osteopaths, who manually apply a subtle movement of the spinal and cranial bones to bring the central nervous system into harmony.
And any adjustments for babies are gentle and safe, and usually involve fingertip pressure on the spine, or even gentler pressure on the cranial bones.
metopism can be related to varied causes, such as: abnormal growth of the cranial bones, pathologic metopism triggered by hydrocephalus, growth interruption, heredospecific factors, sexual influence, heredity, atavism (emergence of a feature supposedly present in a remote ancestral, as a function of random recombination of genes or environmental conditions favorable to its expression in the embryo), stenocrotaphia (abnormal narrowing of the temporal area of the head), plagiocephaly (cranial malformation causing a twisted and asymmetrical head because of the synostosis of the cranial sutures), scaphocephaly (deformed head, projecting forward like the keel of a boat), mechanical causes and hormonal dysfunction.
The fossils are seen as vital research material as mosasaur cranial bones reportedly have no precedent in Japan, according to the researchers.
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.
Only the lower jaw, skull base, and several cranial bones remain in good shape on the Israeli specimen, report Rak and his co-workers, William H.
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.
Metopic suture can be due to various causes such as abnormal growth of cranial bones.