as in skull
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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“Cranium.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/cranium. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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