pericranium

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pericranium

 [per″ĭ-kra´ne-um]
the periosteum of the skull. adj., adj pericra´nial.
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per·i·cra·ni·um

(per'i-krā'nē-ŭm), [TA]
The periosteum of the skull.
Synonym(s): periosteum cranii [TA]
[peri- + G. kranion, skull]
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pericranium

(pĕr′ĭ-krā′nē-əm)
n. pl. pericra·nia (-nē-ə)
The external periosteum that covers the outer surface of the skull.

per′i·cra′ni·al adj.
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per·i·cra·ni·um

(per'i-krā'nē-ŭm) [TA]
The periosteum of the skull.
[peri- + G. kranion, skull]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

pericranium

The PERIOSTEUM covering the outer surface of the skull.
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