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braincase

[′brān‚kās]
(anatomy)
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They've compared computerized braincase reproductions for Flo, 9 people with microcephaly and growth retardation, and 10 regular-size adults.
When Alan Pradel of the MusE[umlaut]um National d'Histoire Naturelle in Paris CAT scanned the 300-million-year-old fossilized iniopterygian from Kansas, he and his colleagues saw a symmetrical blob nestled within the braincase.
The primitive fish's softer skeletons did not fossilize well, leaving scientists few braincases or other parts to study.
Although the Dmanisi braincases are surprisingly small, they nevertheless represent a regional variation of H.
The braincases had been broken into fragments and the limb bones shattered.