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splanchnocranium

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noun splanch·no·cra·ni·um \ˌsplaŋk-nō-ˈkrā-nē-əm\

Medical Definition of splanchnocranium

plural splanchnocraniums or splanchnocrania \-nē-ə\play

  1. :  the portion of the skull that arises from the first three branchial arches and forms the supporting structure of the jaws




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