neurocranium

noun
neu·​ro·​cra·​ni·​um | \ ˌn(y)u̇r-ō-ˈkrā-nē-əm How to pronounce neurocranium (audio) \
plural neurocraniums or neurocrania\ -​nē-​ə How to pronounce neurocrania (audio) \

Medical Definition of neurocranium

: the portion of the skull that encloses and protects the brain

Other Words from neurocranium

neurocranial \ -​nē-​əl How to pronounce neurocranial (audio) \ adjective

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“Neurocranium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/neurocranium. Accessed 28 Sep. 2020.

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