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intracranial

[in-truh-krey-nee-uh l] /ˌɪn trəˈkreɪ ni əl/
adjective
1.
being or occurring within the skull.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; intra- + cranial
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  • Tumors of the central nervous system and intracranial hypertension and hypotension.
  • 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.
  • Thanks for reacting, which keeps the intracranial contents ticking.
  • This decreases total intracranial pressure and facilitates for blood perfusion.
British Dictionary definitions for intracranial

intracranial

/ˌɪntrəˈkreɪnɪəl/
adjective
1.
within the skull
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intracranial in Medicine

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

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