Osteocranium
Osteocranium Os`te*o*cra"ni*um, n. [Osteo- + cranium.] (Anat.) The bony cranium, as distinguished from the cartilaginous cranium. [1913 Webster]

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  • osteocranium — (plural osteocrania)) the bony part of the skull, becoming more developed as the cartilaginous elements ossify during development or evolution …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • osteocranium — The cranium of the fetus after ossification of the membranous cranium has made it firm. [osteo + G. kranion, skull] * * * os·teo·cra·ni·um krā nē əm n, pl niums or nia …   Medical dictionary

  • osteocranium — os·teo·cranium …   English syllables

  • osteocranium — |ästēō+ noun Etymology: New Latin, from oste + Medieval Latin cranium : the bony cranium; especially : the parts of the cranium that arise in membrane bone distinguished from …   Useful english dictionary

  • chondrocrania — the cartilaginous skeleton enclosing the brain, olfactory region, eye and inner ear. Part of skull first formed in the embryo. Forms the whole skull in Cyclostomata, Elasmobranchii and Holocephali. Covered by dermal bones in Teleostomi and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • chondrocranium — the cartilaginous skeleton enclosing the brain, olfactory region, eye and inner ear. Part of skull first formed in the embryo. Forms the whole skull in Cyclostomata, Elasmobranchii and Holocephali. Covered by dermal bones in Teleostomi and… …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • osteocrania — plural of osteocranium …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • skull — 1) the cartilages and bones associated with the brain, sense organs (smell, sight, hearing), mouth and gills, collectively the syncranium. The parts associated with protection and support for the brain and sense organs are called the neurocranium …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • chondrocranium — A cartilaginous skull; the cartilaginous parts of the developing skull. [chondro + G. kranion, skull] * * * chon·dro·cra·ni·um .kän drə krā nē əm, drō n, pl nia the embryonic cartilaginous cranium also the part of the adult skull derived… …   Medical dictionary

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