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pericranium Line breaks: peri|cra¦nium
Pronunciation: /ˌpɛrɪˈkreɪnɪəm/

Definition of pericranium in English:


The periosteum (vascular connective tissue) enveloping the skull.
Example sentences
  • These were successfully filled with muscle and pericranium.


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

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