Pre cranial


of or pertaining to the cranium or skull.

1790–1800; crani(um) + -al1

cranially, adverb
intercranial, adjective
precranial, adjective
precranially, adverb
subcranial, adjective
subcranially, adverb Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
cranial (ˈkreɪnɪəl)
of or relating to the skull

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Word Origin & History

1800, from Mod.L. cranium, from Gk. kranion "skull" (see cranium) + -al (1).
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Medical Dictionary

cranial cra·ni·al (krā'nē-əl)
Of or relating to the skull or cranium.

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Science Dictionary
cranial   (krā'nē-əl)  Pronunciation Key 
Located in or involving the skull or cranium.
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