/ (kælˈvɛərɪə) /
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the top part of the skull of vertebratesNontechnical name: skullcap
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Word Origin for calvaria
C14: from Late Latin: (human) skull, from Latin calvus bald
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How to use calvaria in a sentence
Outline drawings of the two skulls are compared with the corresponding contour of the Neanderthal calvaria by Klaatsch.Prehistoric Man|W. L. H. Duckworth
Medical definitions for calvaria
[ kăl-vâr′ē-ə ]
n. pl. cal•var•i•ae (-ē-ē′)
Roof of the skull; the upper domelike portion of the skull without the lower jaw or the lower jaw and facial parts.calvarium skullcap
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