Definition of Postcranial

1. Adjective. (anatomy) Of or pertaining to the portion of a vertebrate skeleton located beneath the skull. ¹



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Definition of Postcranial

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postcranial

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postcornua
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postcorrelation
postcount
postcounts
postcoup
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postcrania
postcranial (current term)
postcranially
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Literary usage of Postcranial

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1. The Order Microsauria by Robert Lynn Carroll, Pamela Gaskill (1978)
"Gregory, Peabody, and Price recorded the presence of a more or less complete postcranial skeleton in OU 1034. This specimen had been only very incompletely ..."

2. Evolution of the Plio-Pleistocene African Suidae by James Michael Harris, Timothy D. White (1979)
"We have not considered postcranial evidence due to the infrequency of association of postcranial elements with identifiable cranial or dental material. ..."

3. Additions to the Pleistocene Mammal Faunas of South Carolina, North Carolina by Albert E. Sanders (2002)
"(1995) referred several teeth and postcranial elements in their Ardis Local Fauna to B. antiquus on the basis of size. Roth and Laerm (1980) also referred a ..."

4. An Elementary Treatise on Human Anatomy by Joseph Leidy (1889)
"At the outer fore part each postcranial fossa is crossed by the continuous masto- ... At the back boundary of each postcranial fossa is the groove for the ..."

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