noun, plural ep·i·cra·ni·a [ep-i-krey-nee-uh] /ˌɛp ɪˈkreɪ ni ə/.
Origin of epicranium
Examples from the Web for epicranium
Historical Examples of epicranium
Clypeal suture: marks the division between clypeus and epicranium.
Epicranial plate: in some larvae a plate-like structure forming the epicranium.
Protocranium: the posterior part of the epicranium: sometimes used as Occiput.
The head is extended from behind forwards, so that the crown (epicranium) is large, while the face (clypeus) is small.
Above is the crown (vertex or epicranium), on which or on the “front” may be seated three simple eyes (ocelli).