diploe

noun
dip·​loe | \ ˈdi-plə-ˌwē How to pronounce diploe (audio) , -plō-ˌē\

Definition of diploe

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

Other Words from diploe

diploic \ də-​ˈplō-​ik How to pronounce diploic (audio) , 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 How to pronounce diploe (audio) \
variants: also diploë

Medical Definition of diploe

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

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