pericranium
noun (plural pericrania) Etymology: Middle English pericraneum, from Medieval Latin, from Greek perikranion, neuter of perikranios around the skull, from peri- + kranion skull — more at cranium Date: 15th century the external periosteum of the skull • pericranial adjective

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  • Pericranium — Per i*cra ni*um, n. [NL.] (Anat.) The periosteum which covers the cranium externally; the region around the cranium. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pericranium — [per΄ə krā′nē əm] n. pl. pericrania [per΄i krā′nēə] [ModL < Gr perikranion, orig. neut. adj., around the skull < peri , around + kranion, skull: see CRANIUM] the periosteum of the external surface of the skull pericranial adj …   English World dictionary

  • Pericranium — Als Knochenhaut (bzw. Beinhaut), medizinisch Periost (Periosteum, gr.: peri = um, herum; gr.: oste on = Knochen) wird die den Knochen bedeckende bindegewebige Hülle bezeichnet. Das die inneren Knochenoberflächen (Spongiosabälkchen, Markhöhle)… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • pericranium — noun /pɛɹɪˈkɹeɪnɪəm/ a) The membrane (or periosteum) which covers the outer surface of the skull. Now, Mrs Honour had unluckily poured so much of this liquid fire down her throat, that the smoke of it began to ascend into her pericranium, and… …   Wiktionary

  • Pericranium — kaukolės skliauto išorinis antkaulis statusas T sritis gyvūnų anatomija, gyvūnų morfologija atitikmenys: lot. Pericranium ryšiai: platesnis terminas – kaukolė …   Veterinarinės anatomijos, histologijos ir embriologijos terminai

  • pericranium — pericranial, adj. /per i kray nee euhm/, n., pl. pericrania / nee euh/. Anat. the outer periosteum of the cranium. [1515 25; < NL < Gk perikránion, n. use of neut. of perikránios surrounding the skull, equiv. to peri PERI + kraní(on) CRANIUM + os …   Universalium

  • pericranium — The periosteum of the skull. SYN: periosteum cranii [TA]. [peri + G. kranion, skull] * * * peri·cra·ni·um .per ə krā nē əm n, pl nia nē ə the external periosteum of the skull peri·cra·ni·al nē əl adj * * * …   Medical dictionary

  • Pericranium — Peri|cra̱nium [↑peri... u. ↑Cranium] s; s, ...nia: die äußere Knochenhaut des Schädels (Anat.); eindeutschend auch: Perikranium …   Das Wörterbuch medizinischer Fachausdrücke

  • Pericranium — Pe|ri|cra|ni|um* [...k...] u. Perikranium das; [s], ...ia <zu ↑peri..., gr. kraníon »Schädel« u. ↑...ium> Knochenhaut des Schädeldaches (Med.) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • pericranium — perɪ kreɪnɪəm n. membrane that covers the skull …   English contemporary dictionary

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