being or occurring within the skull.

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intracranial (ˌɪntrəˈkreɪnɪəl)
within the skull

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intracranial in·tra·cra·ni·al (ĭn'trə-krā'nē-əl)
Within the cranium.

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Tumors of the central nervous system and intracranial hypertension and
Vascular diseases of the nervous system: intracranial aneurysms and
  subarachnoid hemorrhage.
Earlier studies have found that intracranial bleeding can occur after surgery,
  as can slurred speech or a soft voice.
Demise, after a short period of lucidity, can proceed rapidly due to
  intracranial bleeding.
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