chondrocranium


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chondrocranium

[¦kän·drō′krā·nē·əm]
(anatomy)
The part of the adult cranium derived from the cartilaginous cranium.
(embryology)
The cartilaginous, embryonic cranium of vertebrates.
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1): In this stage, elements of three regions of the chondrocranium are observed: the anterior ethmoidal region, the intermediate orbitotemporal region, and the posterior occipital region (Table 1).
Differences with Mabuya macrorhyncha: in this stage the cartilages of ethmoidal and orbitotemporal regions are not clearly observed in the chondrocranium.
2): In this stage the chondrocranium presents further development in orbitotemporal and occipital regions (Table 1).
The interorbital septum has increased in height and appears continuously with the trabecula communis and extends into the ethmoidal region of the chondrocranium shaping of the nasal septum.
This work was conducted to study the postnatal progression of suture and synchondrosal closure and to illustrate normal development and progression in the chondrocranium suture lines throughout the first 18 years of life using 3 mm axial CT cuts with bone definition algorithm [3].
In conclusion, the obtained data should be of assistance to radiologists in the diagnosis of fractures, skeletal dysplasia, and deformities that affect the pediatric chondrocranium.
One attachment is located anterior to the chondrocranium at the anterior trabeculae, another attachment is at the polar bodies, and the third is a posterior attachment at the otic capsule (containing the inner ear).
In the autostylic architecture, the palatoquadrate is essentially fused to the chondrocranium.
Developed in the dermis and capable of bearing rooted teeth, dermal bone was laid down over the entire original chondrocranium on the undersurface of the palatoquadrate and the anterior portion of Meckel's cartilage.