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1. cranium

noun. ['ˈkreɪˌniːəm'] the part of the skull that encloses the brain.

Synonyms

  • parietal bone
  • lamboid suture
  • os
  • forehead
  • bone
  • coronal suture
  • occipitomastoid suture
  • parietomastoid suture
  • interparietal suture
  • fontanelle
  • sagittal suture
  • temporal bone
  • sutura sagittalis
  • foramen magnum
  • stephanion
  • braincase
  • occipital bone
  • skullcap
  • skull
  • sutura coronalis
  • calvaria
  • os frontale
  • fontanel
  • os temporale
  • sutura frontalis
  • sutura lamboidea
  • brainpan
  • soft spot
  • ethmoid bone
  • ethmoid
  • asterion
  • frontal bone

Antonyms

  • boneless
  • good part
  • strength

Etymology

  • cranium (Latin)
  • κρανίον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Cranium

  • titanium
  • uranium
  • geranium

Sentences with cranium


1. Noun, singular or mass
Mild or severe, many people suffer from an aching cranium in the second half of the day.

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