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cranium

noun

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the case of bone that encloses the brain and supports the jaws of vertebrates
  • the cranium of a Neanderthal is striking for its brow ridges

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The first known use of cranium was in the 15th century

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“Cranium.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cranium. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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