Definition of pericranium in English:

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pericranium

Pronunciation: /ˌperəˈkrānēəm/

noun

Anatomy
The periosteum enveloping the skull.
Example sentences
  • These were successfully filled with muscle and pericranium.

Origin

Late Middle English: modern Latin, from Greek peri- 'around' + kranion 'skull'.

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Syllabification: per·i·cra·ni·um

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