craniotabes cra·ni·o·ta·bes (krā’nē-ō-tā’bēz)
An abnormal condition of the skull bones, characterized by thin, soft areas, usually caused by syphilis or rickets.
[krey-nee-ot-uh-mee] /ˌkreɪ niˈɒt ə mi/ noun, plural craniotomies. Surgery. 1. the operation of opening the skull, usually for operations on the brain. /ˌkreɪnɪˈɒtəmɪ/ noun (pl) -mies 1. any surgical incision into the skull, esp to expose the brain for neurosurgery 2. the surgical crushing of a fetal skull to extract a dead fetus n. 1855, […]
craniotympanic cra·ni·o·tym·pan·ic (krā’nē-ō-tĭm-pān’ĭk) adj. Relating to the skull and the middle ear.
[krey-nee-uh m] /ˈkreɪ ni əm/ noun, plural craniums, crania [krey-nee-uh] /ˈkreɪ ni ə/ (Show IPA) 1. the skull of a vertebrate. 2. the part of the skull that encloses the brain. /ˈkreɪnɪəm/ noun (pl) -niums, -nia (-nɪə) 1. the skull of a vertebrate 2. the part of the skull that encloses the brain Nontechnical name […]
[krangk] /kræŋk/ noun 1. Machinery. any of several types of arms or levers for imparting rotary or oscillatory motion to a rotating shaft, one end of the crank being fixed to the shaft and the other end receiving reciprocating motion from a hand, connecting rod, etc. 2. Informal. an ill-tempered, grouchy person. 3. an unbalanced […]