osteocranium

[ ŏs′tē-ō-krānē-əm ]

n.

The fetal cranium after ossification of the membranous cranium has advanced to firmness.

Nearby words

  1. osteoclasis,
  2. osteoclast,
  3. osteoclast-activating factor,
  4. osteoclastoma,
  5. osteocope,
  6. osteocystoma,
  7. osteocyte,
  8. osteodentin,
  9. osteodermatopoikilosis,
  10. osteodermia


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