neurocranium


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neurocranium

[¦nu̇r·ə′krā·nē·əm]
(anatomy)
The portion of the cranium which forms the braincase.
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Acrania is reserved for cases where the entire neurocranium (including the skull and skull base) is absent with complete but abnormal development of brain tissue.
Bandages or strips of bark tightly wrapped around the baby's head exerted equal pressure on the whole neurocranium and led therefore to circular erect heads.
Elasmobranch skeletal analysis are a useful tool for taxonomy and systematics studies, remarkably those involving the neurocranium, gill arches, scapulocoracoid, pelvic girdle, clasper, and synarcual (Hubbs et al.
(2013b): A new titanosaur sauropod neurocranium from the Late Cretaceous of Spain.
[40] studied the growth patterns of neurocranium, faces, and mandibles from Neanderthals and modern humans.
The modes of growth of the neurocranium: the growth of the sphenoid bone in animals.
Facial width and maximum width of neurocranium were 10.26 [+ or -] 0.21 and 5.99 [+ or -] 0.13 cm, respectively (Table 1, Figure 1).
The craniofacial complex is formed by aset of structures including, roughly, the viscerocranium (face) and the neurocranium. (1) Craniofacial development is perhaps one of the most complex processes during embryogenesis since it requires a wide variety of interactions among different embryonic tissues.
INTRODUCTION: The skull is composed of the neurocranium which surrounds the brain, eyes and inner plus middle ears, and the viscerocranium which is derived from the frontonasal and first arch mesenchyme and forms the facial skeleton.
The articulations of the neurocranium in the postnatal skeleton of the domestic fowl (Gallua gallus domesticus).
(http://www.plosone.org/article/info%3Adoi%2F10.1371%2Fjournal.pone.0059587) "An Enlarged Parietal Foramen in the Late Archaic Xujiayao 11 Neurocranium from Northern China, and Rare Anomalies among Pleistocene