Endocrania

endocranium

[en-doh-krey-nee-uhm]
noun, plural endocrania [en-doh-krey-nee-uh] . Anatomy.
1.
the inner lining membrane of the skull; the dura mater.
2.
the inside surface of the skull.

Origin:
1875–80; < Neo-Latin; see endo-, cranium

endocranial, adjective
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endocranium (ˌɛndəʊˈkreɪnɪəm)
 
n , pl -nia
anatomy the thick fibrous membrane that lines the cranial cavity and forms the outermost layer of the dura mater

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endocranium en·do·cra·ni·um (ěn'dō-krā'nē-əm)
n. pl. en·do·cra·ni·a (-nē-ə)

  1. The outermost layer of the dura mater.

  2. The inner surface of the skull.

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