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The bullet had apparently ricocheted inside around his skull, or the calvarium (skullcap), and had not hurt him.
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Origin and Etymology of calvarium
First Known Use: 14th centurySee Words from the same year
medical Definition of calvarium
- The lesion was large, with cavernous sinus invasion and contact with the optic chiasm; the sella was expanded; and the calvarium was diffusely thickened.
- —Andrea L. Utz et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 8 July 2010
calvarialplay \-ē-əl\ adjective
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