osteocranium

noun
os·​teo·​cra·​ni·​um | \ -ˈkrā-nē-əm How to pronounce osteocranium (audio) \
plural osteocraniums or osteocrania\ -​nē-​ə How to pronounce osteocrania (audio) \

Medical Definition of osteocranium

: the bony cranium especially : the parts of the cranium that arise in membrane bone — compare chondrocranium

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“Osteocranium.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/osteocranium. Accessed 11 Jul. 2020.

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