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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History and Etymology for dermatocranium

New Latin, from dermat- + cranium

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“Dermatocranium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dermatocranium. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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