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postcranial

[ pohst-krey-nee-uhl ]
/ poʊstˈkreɪ ni əl /
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adjective Anatomy, Zoology.
located posterior to the head.
pertaining to or involving parts of the body that lie posterior to the head.
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Origin of postcranial

First recorded in 1910–15; post- + cranial
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Medical definitions for postcranial

postcranial
[ pōst-krānē-əl ]

adj.
Situated behind the cranium.
Consisting of the parts or structures behind the cranium.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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