endocranium

noun
en·​do·​cranium | \ "+ \
plural endocrania

Definition of endocranium

1 : the processes of the inner surface of the cranium of certain insects : tentorium
2a : dura mater
b : the inner surface of the cranium

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History and Etymology for endocranium

New Latin, from end- + cranium

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“Endocranium.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/endocranium. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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