endocranial cast
noun Date: 1923 a cast of the cranial cavity showing the approximate shape of the brain

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  • Endocranial cast — An endocast or endocranial cast is a cast made of the mold formed by the impression the brain makes on the inside of the neurocranium (braincase), providing a replica of the brain with most of the details of its outer surface. Endocasts can also… …   Wikipedia

  • endocranial cast — noun : a cast of the cranial cavity showing the approximate shape of the brain * * * Archaeol. a cast of the inside of the cranium, as of a fossil skull, used to determine brain size and shape. Also called endocast. [1920 25] …   Useful english dictionary

  • endocranial cast — Archaeol. a cast of the inside of the cranium, as of a fossil skull, used to determine brain size and shape. Also called endocast. [1920 25] * * * …   Universalium

  • endocranial — 1. Within the cranium. 2. Relating to the endocranium. SYN: encranial, entocranial. * * * en·do·cra·ni·al .en də krā nē əl adj of or relating to an endocranial cast or to the cranial cavity <endocranial volume> * * * en·do·cra·ni·al… …   Medical dictionary

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  • 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

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  • endocast — noun Date: 1949 endocranial cast …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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