intracranial

[ in-truh-krey-nee-uhl ]
/ ˌɪn trəˈkreɪ ni əl /

adjective

being or occurring within the skull.

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Origin of intracranial

First recorded in 1840–50; intra- + cranial
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intracranial
/ (ˌɪntrəˈkreɪnɪəl) /

adjective

within the skull
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Medical definitions for intracranial

intracranial
[ ĭn′trə-krānē-əl ]

adj.

Within the cranium.
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