postcranial

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post·cra·ni·al

 (pōst-krā′nē-əl)
adj.
1. Situated behind the cranium.
2. Consisting of the parts or structures behind the cranium: the postcranial skeleton of an animal.

post·cra′ni·al·ly adv.

postcranial

(ˌpəʊstˈkreɪnɪəl)
adj
(Anatomy) anatomy situated behind the cranium
ˌpostˈcranially adv
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The primates on Rusinga had monkey-like postcrania and likely had very similar locomotor behaviour," Jenkins said.