Definition of pericranium in English:

pericranium

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

Anatomy
  • The periosteum (vascular connective tissue) enveloping the skull.
    More 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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