calvaria

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noun cal·var·ia \kal-ˈver-ē-ə\

Definition of calvaria

plural

calvariae

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calvarias

  1. :  calvarium Removal of the calvaria revealed diffuse swelling of the brain, with flattening of gyri. — Martin A. Samuels and Kathy L. Newell

First Known Use of calvaria

14th century


Medical Dictionary

calvaria

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noun cal·var·ia \kal-ˈvar-ē-ə\

Medical Definition of calvaria

plural

calvariae

\-ē-ˌē, -ē-ˌī\play
  1. :  calvarium Removal of the calvaria revealed diffuse swelling of the brain, with flattening of gyri.—Martin A. Samuels and Kathy L. Newell, The New England Journal of Medicine, 16 Oct. 1997


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