calvaria

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calvaria

 [kal-var´e-ah]
the domelike superior portion of the cranium, comprising the superior portions of the frontal, parietal, and occipital bones. Called also cranial vault.
Calvaria. From Dorland's, 2000.

cal·var·i·a

, pl.

cal·var·i·ae

(kal-vā'rē-ă, -vā'rē-ē), [TA] Avoid the incorrect form calvarium.
The upper domelike portion of the skull.
Synonym(s): roof of skull, skullcap
[L. a skull]

cal·var·i·a

, pl. calvariae (kal-var'ē-ă, -ē) [TA]
The upper domelike portion of the skull.
Synonym(s): skullcap.
[L. a skull]

cal·var·i·a

, pl. calvariae (kal-var'ē-ă, -ē) [TA] Avoid the incorrect form calvarium.
Skull's upper domelike portion.
[L. a skull]