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postcranial

(pōst-krā′nē-əl)
adj.
1. Situated behind the cranium.
2. Consisting of the parts or structures behind the cranium: the postcranial skeleton of an animal.

post·cra′ni·al·ly adv.

postcranial

(pōst-krā'nē-ăl)
Behind or below the cranium; used to describe the bones of the trunk and limbs.
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