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