Definition of Cranial cavity

1. Noun. The cavity enclosed by the cranium.

Exact synonyms: Intracranial Cavity
Generic synonyms: Bodily Cavity, Cavity, Cavum



Medical Definition of Cranial cavity

1. The skull. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cranial Cavity

cranefly
cranelike
cranequin
cranes
cranesbill
cranesbills
crang
crangs
crania
craniad
cranial
cranial arteritis
cranial base
cranial bones
cranial capacity
cranial cavity (current term)
cranial dystonia
cranial epidural space
cranial flexure
cranial fontanels
cranial index
cranial irradiation
cranial mononeuropathy III
cranial mononeuropathy vi
cranial mononeuropathy vii
cranial nerve
cranial nerve I
cranial nerve II
cranial nerve III
cranial nerve IV

Literary usage of Cranial cavity

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"of the skull, and have paid comparatively little attention to the form of the cranial cavity. The outer surface of the cranium presents features which are ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"of the skull, and have paid comparatively little attention to the form of the cranial cavity. The outer surface of the cranium presents features which are ..."

3. Laboratory Studies in Mammalian Anatomy by Whipple Wilder, Inez Whipple Wilder (1914)
"Study the floor of the cranial cavity using for comparison the previous study of the features of the bony floor of the human cranial cavity (p. 25). ..."

4. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"Coronal section through the cranial cavity in a plane which passes through the ... The posterior part of the cranial cavity, from which the brain has been ..."

5. The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of by Austin Flint (1875)
"Circulation in the cranial cavity.—In the encephalic cavity, there are certain peculiarities in the anatomy of some of the vessels, with exceptional ..."

6. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"of the skull, and have paid comparatively little attention to the form of the cranial cavity. The outer surface of the cranium presents features which are ..."

7. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1903)
"of the skull, and have paid comparatively little attention to the form of the cranial cavity. The outer surface of the cranium presents features which are ..."

8. Laboratory Studies in Mammalian Anatomy by Whipple Wilder, Inez Whipple Wilder (1914)
"Study the floor of the cranial cavity using for comparison the previous study of the features of the bony floor of the human cranial cavity (p. 25). ..."

9. Manual of Practical Anatomy by Daniel John Cunningham (1903)
"Coronal section through the cranial cavity in a plane which passes through the ... The posterior part of the cranial cavity, from which the brain has been ..."

10. The Physiology of Man: Designed to Represent the Existing State of by Austin Flint (1875)
"Circulation in the cranial cavity.—In the encephalic cavity, there are certain peculiarities in the anatomy of some of the vessels, with exceptional ..."

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