os·​teo·​cra·​ni·​um -ˈkrā-nē-əm How to pronounce osteocranium (audio)
plural osteocraniums or osteocrania -nē-ə How to pronounce osteocranium (audio)
: 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 7 Dec. 2023.

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