splanchnocranium

noun
splanch·no·cra·ni·um | \ˌsplaŋk-nō-ˈkrā-nē-əm \
plural splanchnocraniums or splanchnocrania\-nē-ə \

Medical Definition of splanchnocranium 

: the portion of the skull that arises from the first three branchial arches and forms the supporting structure of the jaws

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