Cranium

  • 1 Cranium — jeu de société Thèmes neuro naute (connaissances) étoile montante (mimes, chant) chat d œuvre (dessin, sculpture) vocabu ver (langue) Joueur(s) 4 Âge à partir de 12 ans Durée annoncé …

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  • 2 Cranium — Жанры Спид метал Трэш метал Годы 1984 2001 Страна …

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  • 3 cranium — 1540s, from M.L. cranium, from Gk. kranion skull, upper part of the head, related to kara (poetic kras) head, from PIE root *ker horn, head. Strictly, the bones which enclose the brain …

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  • 4 Cranium — Cra ni*um (kr? n? ?m), n.; pl. E. {Craniums} ( ?mz), L. {Crania} ( ?). [NL., fr. Gr. ????; akin to ka ra head.] The skull of an animal; especially, that part of the skull, either cartilaginous or bony, which immediately incloses the brain; the… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 5 Cranĭum [1] — Cranĭum (v. gr.), der Hirnschädel …

    Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • 6 Cranĭum [2] — Cranĭum (a. Geogr.), Ort in Illyrien; jetzt Krainburg …

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  • 7 Cranĭum — (lat.), Hirnschädel, Schädel (s.d.) …

    Meyers Großes Konversations-Lexikon

  • 8 Cranium — ⇒ Schädel …

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  • 9 cranium — ► NOUN (pl. craniums or crania) ▪ the skull, especially the part enclosing the brain. ORIGIN Latin, from Greek kranion …

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  • 10 cranium — [krā′nē əm] n. pl. craniums or crania [krā′nēə] [ML < Gr kranion < IE base * ker > HORN, L cerebrum, Ger hirn, brain] 1. the skull 2. the bones forming the enclosure of the brain; brainpan 3. the skull, excluding the lower jaw …

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  • 11 Cranium — Die Bezeichnung Cranium hat mehrere Bedeutungen: Der lateinische Ausdruck für den Schädel Ein Brettspiel zum Raten und Denken, siehe Cranium (Spiel) Diese Seite ist eine Begriffsklärung zur Unterscheidung mehrerer mit demselben Wor …

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  • 12 cranium — UK [ˈkreɪnɪəm] / US noun [countable] Word forms cranium : singular cranium plural craniums or crania UK [ˈkreɪnɪə] / US medical your skull …

    English dictionary

  • 13 cranium — /kray nee euhm/, n., pl. craniums, crania / nee euh/. 1. the skull of a vertebrate. 2. the part of the skull that encloses the brain. Also called braincase. [1375 1425; late ME craneum < ML cranium < Gk kraníon skull; akin to CERATO , CEREBRUM,… …

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  • 14 Cranium — The top portion of the skull which protects the brain. The bones of the cranium include the frontal, parietal, occipital, temporal, sphenoid, and ethmoid bones. * * * The bones of the head collectively. In a more limited sense, the neurocranium,… …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15 Cranium — Cra|ni|um: ↑ Kranium. * * * Cranium,   der Schädel. * * * Cra|ni|um: ↑Kranium …

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  • 16 cranium — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. skull, brainpan, braincase, pericranium, bony covering, crown, brain box*; see also brain 1 , head 1 . Bones of the cranium include: occipital, frontal, parietal, temporal, sphenoid, mastoid, ethmoid, lacrimal, nasal,… …

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  • 17 Cranium — Cra|ni|um, auch Kranium das; [s], ...ia <über nlat. cranium aus gleichbed. gr. kraníon> der menschliche Schädel (Hirn u. Gesichtsschädel) …

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  • 18 cranium — [[t]kre͟ɪniəm[/t]] craniums, crania (plural) [pr][[t]kre͟ɪniə[/t]][/pr] N COUNT Your cranium is the round part of your skull that contains your brain. [TECHNICAL] …

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  • 19 cranium — noun a blow to his cranium Syn: skull, head, brain case; informal noggin, brainpan …

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  • 20 cranium — cra•ni•um [[t]ˈkreɪ ni əm[/t]] n. pl. ni•ums, ni•a [[t] ni ə[/t]] 1) anat. zool. the skull of a vertebrate 2) anat. zool. Also called braincase the part of the skull that encloses the brain. • Etymology: 1375–1425; late ME < ML crānium < Gk …

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