- Congenital absence of all or a part of the skull.
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Examples from the Web for acrania
Hence we may call it after the Acrania as well as after the Tangles.The History of Creation, Vol. II (of 2)
It is absent as a distinct gland in the Acrania and Cyclostomata.
The skull-less animal lancelet, which is still living, affords a faint idea of the members of this group (acrania).Was Man Created?
Henry A. Mott