splanchnocranium


splanch·no·cra·ni·um

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

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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