dermatocranium

noun der·mat·o·cranium \ (ˌ)dər¦matə , ¦dərmətə+ \

Definition of dermatocranium

:the part of the skull that develops in the form of membrane bone — compare chondrocranium

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Origin and Etymology of dermatocranium

New Latin, from dermat- + cranium


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