Recent Examples of cranial from the Web
New cranial fossils enabled a team of Italian paleontologists to identify Razana as a crocodile relative, making her the oldest representative of a group of animals similar to crocodiles called Notosuchians.
More cranial fossils were discovered and have enabled the paleontologists -- Simone Maganuco, Cristiano Dal Sasso and Giovanni Pasini -- to answer the questions from that first paper with new research.
Though examples of elongated skulls have been found in Peru, dating back thousands of years, experts attribute this to an ancient practice of artificial cranial deformation, according to Snopes.com.
The complicated separation involved dividing the infants’ shared cranial blood vessels and dura, the protective membrane surrounding the brains.
Mason’s AIs think in glyphs, or waves of data, and only people with cranial implants can understand them.
Griffey’s cranial deformation was one of the cruel fates that befell almost all the major league stars in the episode.
There are two cranial nerves responsible for taste perception in different areas of the tongue: the glossopharyngeal nerve in the back and the chorda tympani branch of the facial nerve in the front.
Authorities said the child survived after two emergency cranial surgeries, but has permanent neurological damage.
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First Known Use of cranial
CRANIAL Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of cranial for Students
: of or relating to the skull and especially the part enclosing the brain
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