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Skull

skull A school, company, or shoal. A knavish skull of boys and girls did pelt at him. These fishes enter in great flotes and... Read More

Monocondylic skull

Monocondylic skull : The skull which contains single occipital condyle. Eg. Skull of... Read More

Homo cepranensis

Definition noun (taxonomy) A human species based on the discovery of a skull cap by archaeologist, Italo Biddittu, in 1994.... Read More

Foramen magnum

Definition noun A large opening in the anterior inferior portion of occipital bone in the cranium that serves an outlet of... Read More

Visceral cranium

Definition noun The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches that give rise to mandible,... Read More

Viscerocranium

Definition noun The portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal arches that give rise to mandible,... Read More

Cranium cerebrale

Definition noun Alternative term for cerebral cranium, which is the portion of the skull enclosing the brain Supplement See... Read More

Cranium viscerale

Definition noun Latin term for visceral cranium, the portion of the vertebrate skull derived from the embryonic pharyngeal... Read More

Norma lateralis

norma lateralis The profile of the skull; the outline of the skull viewed from either side. Synonym: norma... Read More

Baseline

Baseline (Science: anatomy) a line approximating the base of the skull, passing from the infraorbital ridge to the midline... Read More

Ethmoid air cells

Definition noun The numerous tiny-walled, fluid-filled cells that lie in the ethmoid bone of the skull (i.e. specifically... Read More

Jaw

Jaw 1. (Science: anatomy) One of the bones, usually bearing teeth, which form the framework of the mouth. Hence, also, the... Read More

Sphenethmoid

Definition noun It designed to both sphenoid and ethmoid regions of the cranium that surrounds the anterior portions of the... Read More

Axial projection

Axial projection Radiographic projection devised to obtain direct visualization of the base of the skull. Synonym: axial... Read More

Cranial cavity

Cranial cavity (Science: anatomy) The... Read More

Spalding sign

Spalding sign (Science: radiology) overlapping of foetal skull bones, suggests foetal demise (science: obstetrics) it is a... Read More

Diarthrodial joint

What is a diarthrodial joint? A diarthrosis joint is a freely moving joint characterized by its mobility and joint cavity... Read More

Smooth endoplasmic reticulum

Smooth Endoplasmic Reticulum Definition Smooth endoplasmic reticulum (sER) is (a part of) endoplasmic reticulum that is... Read More

Internal auditory canal

Definition noun A short, narrow passageway through the temporal bone of the skull where the vestibular nerve and cochlear... Read More

Synarthrodial joint

Definition noun, plural: synarthrodial joints The joint that connects bones by fibrous tissue and allows only little or... Read More

Pteron

pteron (Science: anatomy) The region of the skull, in the temporal fossa back of the orbit, where the great wing of the... Read More

Peripheral nervous system

Definition noun The part of the nervous system that relays between the central nervous system and the rest of the body, and... Read More

Condyloid joint

A joint is a point where two bones are attached and are capable of movement. The joints not only provide the movements of... Read More

Internal acoustic meatus

Definition noun A short, narrow passageway through the temporal bone of the skull where the vestibular nerve and cochlear... Read More

Truncus sympathicus

Definition noun Latin for sympathetic trunk: the paired strands of nerve fibers that run from the base of the skull to the... Read More

Philippine tarsier

Definition noun, plural: Philippine tarsiers A tarsier species endemic to the islands of the Philippines Supplement Tarsiers... Read More

European lancelet

Definition noun, plural: European lancelets A lancelet species of the genus Branchiostoma and is commonly used as a model... Read More

Sphenodon guntheri

Definition The tuatara species of the genus Sphenodon that inhabits one small island of New Zealand, i.e. Brothers... Read More

Paleoneurology

Definition noun A scientific study of the evolution of the brain by combining the techniques used in paleontology and... Read More

Cranial nerve

Definition noun, plural: cranial nerves Any of the paired nerves emerging from the brain (including the brainstem but not... Read More

Synapsid

Synapsid refers to any of the animals belonging to class Synapsida. These animals first appeared in the late Permian period... Read More

Cortical convexity

Cortical convexity --> superolateral surface of cerebrum The aspect of the cerebral hemisphere that lies in contact with... Read More

Nervous System

    THE is the most complicated and highly organized of the various systems which make up the human body. It is the... Read More

Pond fracture

pond fracture A circular depressed skull... Read More

Impressions for cerebral gyri

Impressions for cerebral gyri The depressions on the inner surface of the skull which correspond to the convolutions of the... Read More

Almas

The Almas, Mongolian for 'wild man', is a cryptozoological species of presumed hominid reputed to inhabit the Caucasus and... Read More

Ameranthropoides loysi

"Ameranthropoides loysi" (otherwise known as de Loys' Ape) is the unofficial name for a large primate supposedly... Read More

Compound

Definition noun plural: compounds com·pound, ˈkɒmpaʊnd (general) A material made up of two or more parts or... Read More

Cat

Definition noun, plural: cats (1) A small domesticated Felis species, e.g. F. domestica or F. catus (2) Any of the several... Read More

Ganglion

Ganglia Definition What are ganglia? To simply define ganglia in biology, it is the structure of an oval shape that... Read More