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cranial cavity


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n cranial cavity the cavity enclosed by the cranium
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In literature:

In five in which the cranial cavity was wounded, four patients perished.
"Anomalies and Curiosities of Medicine" by George M. Gould
It was supposed that the cranial cavity could not be entered or repaired without producing fatal results.
"Notable Events of the Nineteenth Century" by Various
The cerebrum, or brain proper, occupies the anterior portion of the cranial cavity.
"Special Report on Diseases of the Horse" by United States Department of Agriculture
When the cranial cavity is encroached upon, signs of compression ensue.
"Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition." by Alexander Miles
Their brain, as shown by the cranial cavity, was still smaller.
"The Sexual Question" by August Forel
The ophthalmic nerve passes from the cranial cavity through the sphenoidal fissure.
"A Treatise on Anatomy, Physiology, and Hygiene (Revised Edition)" by Calvin Cutter
Indication of segmentation afforded by (1) cranial nerves, (2) visceral clefts, (3) head-cavities.
"The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume 1" by Francis Maitland Balfour