Crania
Cranium Cra"ni*um (kr?"n?-?m), n.; pl. E. {Craniums} (-?mz), L. {Crania} (-?). [NL., fr. Gr. ????; akin to ka`ra head.] The skull of an animal; especially, that part of the skull, either cartilaginous or bony, which immediately incloses the brain; the brain case or brainpan. See {Skull}. [1913 Webster]

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  • crania — ● crania nom féminin Brachiopode commun dans toutes les mers depuis le début de l ère primaire jusqu à nos jours. (Très primitive, la crania n a ni charnière, ni pédoncule, ni squelette brachial.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Crania — Cra ni*a (kr? n? ?), n. [NL.] (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of living Brachiopoda; so called from its fancied resemblance to the cranium or skull. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Cranĭa — Cranĭa, s. Armfüßer …   Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • CRANIA — Tarsus Ciliciae sic olim vocabatur. Steph …   Hofmann J. Lexicon universale

  • crania — plural of cranium …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • crania — cra·ni·a (krāʹnē ə) n. A plural of cranium. * * * …   Universalium

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  • cranià — cra|ni|à Mot Agut Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • -crania — cra·nì·a conf. TS anat. cranio, relativo al cranio, spec. con riferimento a sue patologie o malformazioni: acrania {{line}} {{/line}} ETIMO: der. di cranio con 1 ia …   Dizionario italiano

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