region of head

n.

Any of the topographical divisions of the cranium in relation to the bones of the cranial vault, including the frontal, parietal, occipital, and temporal regions.

Nearby words

  1. regiomontanus,
  2. region,
  3. region of back,
  4. region of chest,
  5. region of face,
  6. region of inferior limb,
  7. region of superior limb,
  8. regional,
  9. regional anatomy,
  10. regional anesthesia


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