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[per-i-krey-nee-uh m] /ˌpɛr ɪˈkreɪ ni əm/

noun, plural pericrania
[per-i-krey-nee-uh] /ˌpɛr ɪˈkreɪ ni ə/ (Show IPA). Anatomy.
the outer periosteum of the cranium.
noun (pl) -nia (-nɪə)
the fibrous membrane covering the external surface of the skull

pericranium per·i·cra·ni·um (pěr’ĭ-krā’nē-əm)
n. pl per·i·cra·ni·a (-nē-ə)
The external periosteum that covers the outer surface of the skull.
per’i·cra’ni·al adj.


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