diploe

noun
dip·loe | \ˈdi-plə-ˌwē, -plō-ˌē\

Definition of diploe 

: cancellous bony tissue between the external and internal layers of the skull

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diploic \də-ˈplō-ik, dī- \ adjective

First Known Use of diploe

1597, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for diploe

New Latin, from Greek diploē, from diploos double

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diploe

noun
dip·loe | \ˈdip-lə-ˌwē \
variants: also diploë

Medical Definition of diploe 

: cancellous bony tissue between the external and internal layers of the skull

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