cranial root n.
Any of the roots of the accessory nerve that arise from the medulla.
- Cranial suture
cranial suture n. Any of the sutures between the bones of the skull.
- Cranial vertebra
cranial vertebra n. A segment of the skull regarded as homologous with a spinal column segment.
[krey-nee-it, -eyt] /ˈkreɪ ni ɪt, -ˌeɪt/ adjective 1. having a or skull. noun 2. a craniate animal. /ˈkreɪnɪɪt; -ˌeɪt/ adjective 1. having a skull or cranium adjective, noun 2. another word for vertebrate
craniectomy cra·ni·ec·to·my (krā’nē-ěk’tə-mē) n. Surgical removal of a portion of the cranium.