desmocranium

noun

des·​mo·​cra·​ni·​um ˌdez-mə-ˈkrā-nē-əm, ˌdes-, -mō- How to pronounce desmocranium (audio)
plural desmocraniums or desmocrania -nē-ə How to pronounce desmocranium (audio)
: the earliest mesenchymal precursor of the chondrocranium

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“Desmocranium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/desmocranium. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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