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Medical Dictionary


noun splanch·no·cra·ni·um \ˌsplaŋk-nō-ˈkrā-nē-əm\
plural splanch·no·cra·ni·ums or splanch·no·cra·nia \-nē-ə\

Medical Definition of SPLANCHNOCRANIUM

:  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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