viscerocranium

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vis·cer·o·cra·ni·um

(vis'ĕr-ō-krā'nē-ŭm), [TA]
That part of the cranium derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches; comprises the facial bones of the facial skeleton (under bone) and is distinct from that part of the cranium that forms the neurocranium (braincase).
[viscero- + cranium]
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vis·cer·o·cra·ni·um

(vis'ĕr-ō-krā'nē-ŭm) [TA]
That part of the cranium derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches; comprises the facial bones.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

vis·cer·o·cra·ni·um

(vis'ĕr-ō-krā'nē-ŭm) [TA]
That part of the cranium derived from embryonic pharyngeal arches.
Synonym(s): facial skeleton, jaw skeleton.
[viscero- + cranium]
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Evaluation of the CT images revealed a depressed fracture of the right region of the splanchnocranium, including frontal, postorbital, and parietal bones as well as intracerebral hemorrhage (Figure 1 & 2).
This fact is interesting; the cranial size determination is multifactorial and because the splanchnocranium and the calvaria of the neurocranium development reaches mature dimensions influenced by epigenetics factors of high variability among populations, geographical regions, socioeconomic strata, and so on.