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pericranium Explained

pericranium at English irregular forms Of Explained:

(pl) pericrania

Pericranium at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Pericranium \Per`i*cra"ni*um\, n. [NL.] (Anat.)
The periosteum which covers the cranium externally; the
region around the cranium.

pericranium at English (WD) Of Explained:



From late Inter: etyl » la Inter: term » pericranium|lang=la, from Hellenistic Inter: etyl » grc Inter: term » περικράνιον|sc=polytonic, noun use of the neuter form of Inter: term » περικράνιος||around the skull|sc=polytonic, from Inter: term » περί||around|sc=polytonic + Inter: term » κρανίον||skull|sc=polytonic.


* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /pɛɹɪˈkɹeɪnɪəm/


Inter: en-nou » n
  • Inter: anatom » y The membrane (or periosteum) which covers the outer surface of the skull.
    1. Inter: context » humorous|now|_|rare The head, skull; one's mind.
    2. 1749, Henry Fielding, Tom Jones, Folio Society 1973, p. 411:
    3. : Now, Mrs Honour had unluckily poured so much of this liquid fire down her throat, that the smoke of it began to ascend into her pericranium, and blinded the eyes of Reason ...

    Translation: ta » pericranium
    Translation: te » pericranium
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    Translation: zh » pericranium