Examples of skull in a Sentence
He had a fractured skull.
paleoanthropologists recently found the skull of a prehistoric man in a remote area of the desert
Recent Examples of skull from the Web
Carved human skulls found in ancient stone temple Archaeologists have made a remarkable find in a 12,000-year-old stone temple in southeastern Turkey.
He was rushed to the hospital to undergo emergency brain surgery, which required the removal of part of his skull.
Her first big find along the subway extension came last November, when workers at the site of the future La Brea station unearthed a small mammoth or mastodon skull, its tusks still attached.
Born with a rare bone disease, Lilly Belle survived a bone marrow transplant from her sister during infancy, but required additional surgery to repair damage to her skull.
Brandon Russell and a friend came to the Keys in late May loaded for bear in a car hauling cargo that included guns, military fatigues, a skull mask and homemade detonators.
Piazza died the next morning from a fractured skull and a ruptured spleen.
Piazza, suffering a fractured skull, damaged spleen and brain and abdominal bleeding, is clearly distressed, holding his head and his midsection after striking his head repeatedly in a series of falls through the night.
The Moroccan specimens were found between 2007 and 2011 and include a skull, a jaw and teeth, along with stone tools.
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Origin and Etymology of skull
Middle English skulle, of Scandinavian origin; akin to Swedish dialect skulle skull
First Known Use: 13th centurySee Words from the same year
Definition of skull
1 : to hit on the head
2 : to unintentionally hit (a golf ball or shot) with the bottom edge of the clubface
First Known Use of skull
SKULL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of skull for English Language Learners
: the structure of bones that form the head and face of a person or animal
SKULL Defined for Kids
Definition of skull for Students
: the case of bone or cartilage that forms the skeleton of the head and face, encloses the brain, and supports the jaws
Medical Definition of skull
: the skeleton of the head forming a bony case that encloses and protects the brain and chief sense organs and supports the jaws
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