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neurocranium

(nur′ō-krānē-əm)
n.
  1. The part of the skull enclosing the brain.
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  • Perichondral and endochondral ossification occurs in the sides of the neurocranium ventral to the lamina perpendicularis.

    Cranial Osteiology of the Hylid Frog, Smilisca baudini

    Linda Trueb