endocast
noun Date: 1949 endocranial cast

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  • Endocast — Natural (fossil) endocast of a Tyrannosaurus cranial vault, showing extensive olfactory bulb (left) An endocast is the internal cast of a hollow object, often specifically used for an endocasts of the cranial vault.[1] Endocasts can be man made …   Wikipedia

  • Endocast — Überreste des Taung Kindes mit natürlichem Schädelausguss Abguss des Gehirns eines Tyrannosaurus rex Als Schädelausguss oder Endocast …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • endocast — a cast of the interior of a structure, e.g. part of a fossil showing the lumen of the gut …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • endocast — /en deuh kast , kahst /, n. Archaeol. 1. See endocranial cast. 2. steinkern. [1945 50; ENDO(CRANIAL) + CAST1] * * * …   Universalium

  • endocast — noun A cast made of the mould formed by the impression the brain makes on the inside of the neurocranium, providing a replica of the brain with most of the details of its outer surface …   Wiktionary

  • endocast — en·do·cast en də .kast n ENDOCRANIAL CAST …   Medical dictionary

  • endocast — en·do·cast …   English syllables

  • endocast — ˈendəˌkast noun Etymology: by shortening : endocranial cast * * * /en deuh kast , kahst /, n. Archaeol. 1. See endocranial cast. 2. steinkern. [1945 50; ENDO(CRANIAL) + CAST1] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Dinosaur intelligence — has been a point of contention for paleontologists. Dinosaurs were once regarded as being extremely stupid animals but have largely been appraised more generously since the dinosaur renaissance. This new found optimism for dinosaur intelligence… …   Wikipedia

  • Carcharodontosaurus — Temporal range: Early–Late Cretaceous, 100–93 Ma …   Wikipedia

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