[ nur′ō-krā′nē-əm ]
The part of the skull enclosing the brain.
Words nearby neurocranium
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Example sentences from the Web for neurocranium
Perichondral and endochondral ossification occurs in the sides of the neurocranium ventral to the lamina perpendicularis.