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 vagus nerve, also known as the tenth cranial nerve, cranial nerve X, or simply CN X, is a cranial nerve that interfaces with the parasympathetic control...
- A cranial fossa is formed by the floor of the cranial cavity. There are three distinct cranial fossae: Anterior cranial fossa (fossa cranii anterior)...
- cavity for the brain. The skull is composed of four types of bone i.e., cranial bones, facial bones, ear ossicles and hyoid bone. However two parts are...
- (lit. triplet nerve), also known as the fifth cranial nerve, cranial nerve V, or simply CN V, is a cranial nerve responsible for sensation in the face and...
- Craniosacral therapy (CST) or cranial osteopathy is a form of alternative therapy that uses gentle touch to palpate the synarthrodial joints of the cranium...
- The cranial cavity, also known as intracranial space, is the space within the skull that accommodates the brain. The skull minus the mandible is called...
- The facial nerve, also known as the seventh cranial nerve, cranial nerve VII, or simply CN VII, is a cranial nerve that emerges from the pons of the brainstem...
- Artificial cranial deformation Artificial cranial deformation or modification, head flattening, or head binding is a form of body alteration in which the...