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Calvarial

Definition
adjective
(anatomy) Of or pertaining to the skullcap, or the roof of the skull.
Supplement
Word origin: from calvaria » Latin calvāria, skull, from calva, from calvus, bald.
Related terms: calvaria (noun).


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