Cranium
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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