Definition of Crania. Meaning of Crania. Synonyms of Crania

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Definition of Crania

Crania
Crania Cra"ni*a (kr?"n?-?), n. [NL.] (Zo["o]l.) A genus of living Brachiopoda; -- so called from its fancied resemblance to the cranium or skull.
Crania
Cranium Cra"ni*um (kr?"n?-?m), n.; pl. E. Craniums (-?mz), L. Crania (-?). [NL., fr. Gr. ????; akin to ??? head.] The skull of an animal; especially, that part of the skull, either cartilaginous or bony, which immediately incloses the brain; the brain case or brainpan. See Skull.

Meaning of Crania from wikipedia

- The cranium (plural crania) is a part of the skull. Crania or cranium may also refer to: Cranium (board game), a board game, or its extensions or spin-offs...
- The skull is a bone structure that forms the head in vertebrates. It supports the structures of the face and provides a protective cavity for the brain...
- Crania is an extinct genus of brachiopods that lived during the Upper Cretaceous. Crania has small (up to 2 centimetres or 0.79 inches in diameter) circular...
- The Wajak crania (also Wadjak, following the French spelling of the toponym) are two fossil human skulls discovered near Wajak, a village in Tulungagung...
- world – from Europe, Siberia, China and the Americas. Most of the trephined crania belong to adult males, but women and children are also represented. A cow...
- ancient crania from northern Africa." American Journal of Physical Anthropology 83:35-48 1990. Shomarka O. Y. Keita, "Further studies of crania from ancient...
- human crania with incisions was reported, interpreted as providing evidence for a new form of Neolithic skull cult. Special preparation of human crania in...
- skull. It is important in scientific descriptions of classic Neanderthal crania. While common among many of humankind's ancestors, primarily robust relatives...
- ISBN 1-882-28935-8. Lieberman, L. (February 2001). "How "Caucasoids" got such big crania and why they shrank. From Morton to Rushton". Current Anthropology. 42 (1):...
- JSTOR 24969352. Nguyen, Lan Cuong (1985). "Two early Hoabinhian crania from Thanh Hoa Province, Vietnam". Zeitschrift für Morphologie und Anthropologie...