intracranial

[ in-truh-krey-nee-uh l ]
/ ˌɪn trəˈkreɪ ni əl /
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adjective

being or occurring within the skull.

Nearby words

  1. intracerebral,
  2. intracervical,
  3. intracoastal waterway,
  4. intracompany,
  5. intracorporeal,
  6. intracranial cavity,
  7. intracranial hemorrhage,
  8. intracranial pressure,
  9. intractability,
  10. intractable

Origin of intracranial

First recorded in 1840–50; intra- + cranial

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British Dictionary definitions for intracranial

intracranial

/ (ˌɪntrəˈkreɪnɪəl) /

adjective

within the skull
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Medicine definitions for intracranial

intracranial

[ ĭn′trə-krānē-əl ]

adj.

Within the cranium.

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