[ ā-krā′nē-ə, ə-krā′- ]
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Congenital absence of all or a part of the skull.
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Other words from acraniaa•cra′ni•al adj.
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Example sentences 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)|Ernst Haeckel
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