Definition of Intracranial cavity

1. Noun. The cavity enclosed by the cranium.

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

Medical Definition of Intracranial cavity

1. The skull. (16 Dec 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Intracranial Cavity

intracoronal retainer
intracranial aneurysm
intracranial cavity (current term)
intracranial ganglion
intracranial granulomatous arteritis
intracranial haematoma
intracranial haemorrhage
intracranial hypertension
intracranial hypotension
intracranial part of optic nerve
intracranial part of vertebral artery
intracranial pneumatocele
intracranial pneumocele
intracranial pressure
intracranial tuberculoma

Literary usage of Intracranial cavity

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

1. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1888)
"Cases in which the characteristic symptoms, indicative of the presence of a tumour in some part of the intracranial cavity, are present, but in which there ..."

2. Diseases of the eye and disorders of speech in childhood by Oskar Everbusch, Max Nadoleczny (1914)
"In phlegmons, especially when accompanied by high fever, permanent operative injury to the optic nerve and transmission to the intracranial cavity is more ..."

3. Applied Physiology: A Handbook for Students of Medicine by Robert Hutchison (1908)
"... to rise as the result of such constriction the blood, choosing the path of least resistance, passes through the intracranial cavity in increased amount. ..."

4. Diagnosis and Treatment of Brain Injuries with and Without a Fracture of the by William Sharpe (1920)
"... so that any lesion within the intracranial cavity which increases its normal content would naturally tend to be shown in the fundus of the eye, ..."

5. Diseases of the Ear by Hunter Finlay Tod (1907)
"... giving rise to a temporo-sphenoidal abscess, an extradural abscess or meningitis of the middle fossa of the intracranial cavity. 2. ..."

6. Progressive Medicine by Hobart Amory Hare (1908)
"Injury to the inner vestibular wall is accompanied by the loss of cerebrospinal fluid, and, as the intracranial cavity is opened to infection, ..."

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