TITLE

osteocranium

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1543
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "osteocranium" is presented. The term refers to the portion of the cranium formed of membrane bones in contrast to that formed of cartilage. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The etymology of the term is provided. It comes from the word "kranion" which means skull.
ACCESSION #
21238810

 

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