noun, plural per·i·cra·ni·a [per-i-krey-nee-uh]. /ˌpɛr ɪˈkreɪ ni ə/. Anatomy.
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Origin of pericranium
OTHER WORDS FROM pericraniumper·i·cra·ni·al, adjectivesub·per·i·cra·ni·al, adjective
Words nearby pericranium
Example sentences from the Web for pericranium
Granulations form between the skull and the dura, and on the outer aspect lifting up the pericranium.
(It rises and falls with the inhaling and exhaling breaths up to the pericranium and thence down to the fundament).
The latter sometimes extend to the pericranium, and in case of recovery leave permanent cicatrices.
Upon dividing the integuments of the head, the pericranium was found scarcely to adhere to the scull.Observations on Madness and Melancholy|John Haslam
They may originate in the pericranium, in the diploë, or in the dura mater, and usually involve the bones of the vault.