Definition of Cranial. Meaning of Cranial. Synonyms of Cranial

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Definition of Cranial

Cranial
Cranial Cra"ni*al (kr?"n?-a]/>l), a. (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the cranium.

Meaning of Cranial from wikipedia

- Cranial nerves are the nerves that emerge directly from the brain (including the brainstem), of which there are conventionally considered twelve pairs...
- as often in human medicine. In humans, "cranial" and "cephalic" are used to refer to the skull, with "cranial" being used more commonly. The term "rostral"...
- The facial nerve (the labyrinthine segment) is the seventh cranial nerve, or simply CN VII. It emerges from the pons of the brainstem, controls the muscles...
- A cranial fossa is formed by the floor of the cranial cavity. There are three distinct cranial fossae: Anterior cranial fossa (fossa cranii anterior)...
- The trigeminal nerve (the fifth cranial nerve, or simply CN V) is a nerve responsible for sensation in the face and motor functions such as biting and...
- vagus nerve, historically cited as the pneumogastric nerve, is the tenth cranial nerve or CN X, and interfaces with the parasympathetic control of the heart...
- braincase) forms the protective cranial cavity that surrounds and houses the brain and brainstem. The upper areas of the cranial bones form the calvaria (skullcap)...
- The cranial cavity, also known as intracranial space, is the space within the skull. The space inside the skull is formed by eight cranial bones known...
- the 1970s by John Upledger, an osteopathic physician, as an offshoot of cranial osteopathy, which had been devised in the 1930s by William Garner Sutherland...
- The cranial vault is the space in the skull within the neurocranium, occupied by the brain. In humans, the cranial vault is imperfectly composed in newborns...
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