Cranium

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English

Etymology

From Medieval Latin crānium (skull), from Ancient Greek κρανίον (kranion, skull).

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -eɪniəm

Noun

Cranium (plural Craniums or crania)
  1. The skull of a vertebrate.
  2. That part of the skull enclosing the brain, the braincase.

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Latin

Etymology

Renaissance Latin, from Ancient Greek κρανίον (kranion, skull).

Noun

crānium (genitive crāniī); n, second declension

  1. skull

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative crānium crānia
genitive crāniī crāniōrum
dative crāniō crāniīs
accusative crānium crānia
ablative crāniō crāniīs
vocative crānium crānia

Descendants

de:cranium

et:cranium el:cranium fa:cranium fr:cranium io:cranium kn:cranium hu:cranium pl:cranium ro:cranium fi:cranium ta:cranium te:cranium vi:cranium zh:cranium

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