cranial

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adjective cra·ni·al \ˈkrā-nē-əl\

Definition of cranial

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the skull or cranium

  2. 2 :  cephalic

cranially

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1800

First Known Use of cranial

1800


CRANIAL Defined for English Language Learners

cranial

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Definition of cranial for English Language Learners

  • medical : of or relating to the bones of the head that cover the brain : of or relating to the skull or cranium


CRANIAL Defined for Kids

cranial

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adjective cra·ni·al \ˈkrā-nē-əl\

Definition of cranial for Students

  1. :  of or relating to the skull and especially the part enclosing the brain


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cranial

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adjective cra·ni·al \ˈkrā-nē-əl\

Medical Definition of cranial

  1. 1:  of or relating to the skull or cranium

  2. 2:  cephalic the cranial end of the spinal column

cranially

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