or brain case

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Origin of braincase

First recorded in 1735–45; brain + case2 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for braincase

head, crown, braincase, brainpan

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braincase in Medicine


  1. The part of the skull that encloses the brain; the cranium.
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