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Definition of Epicranium

Epicranium
Epicranium Ep`i*cra"ni*um, n. [NL. See Epi-, and Cranium.] 1. (Anat.) The upper and superficial part of the head, including the scalp, muscles, etc. 2. (Zo["o]l.) The dorsal wall of the head of insects.

Meaning of Epicranium from wikipedia

- The Epicranium is the medical term for the collection of structures covering the cranium. It consists of the muscles, aponeurosis, and skin. v t e...
- section of scalp. Epicranial aponeurosis from a frontal view, labeled 1 Epicranium Aponeurosis This article incorporates text in the public domain from page...
- hard, heavily sclerotized, unsegmented, exoskeletal head capsule, or epicranium, which contains most of the sensing organs, including the antennae, ocellus...
- Chondrocranium, a primitive cartilaginous skeletal structure Endocranium Epicranium Pericranium, a membrane that lines the outer surface of the cranium Trepanning...
- Larva of beetle, family Cerambycidae, showing sclerotised epicranium; rest of body hardly sclerotised...
- and prominent supraorbital ridges for the attachment of these muscles. Epicranium Drake, Richard L.; Vogl, A. Wayne; Mitc****, Adam W. M. (2010). Gray┬┤s...
- costa (vein); Cu cubitus (vein); cx coxa; dr dorsal carina; e eye; epic epicranium; epm epimerum; eps episternum; fr frons; fr1 its superior, fr2 its anterior...