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cranial

[ krey-nee-uhl ]
/ ˈkreɪ ni əl /
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adjective
of or relating to the cranium or skull.
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Origin of cranial

First recorded in 1790–1800; crani(um) + -al1

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British Dictionary definitions for cranial

cranial
/ (ˈkreɪnɪəl) /

adjective
of or relating to the skull

Derived forms of cranial

cranially, adverb
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Medical definitions for cranial

cranial
[ krānē-əl ]

adj.
Of or relating to the skull or cranium.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.

Scientific definitions for cranial

cranial
[ krānē-əl ]

Located in or involving the skull or cranium.
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