chondrocranium

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chon·dro·cra·ni·um

 (kŏn′drō-krā′nē-əm)
n. pl. chon·dro·cra·ni·ums or chon·dro·cra·ni·a (-nē-ə)
1. The cartilaginous cranium of an embryo before ossification.
2. A portion of the embryonic cranium forming the bones of the base of the skull and eventually undergoing ossification.

chondrocranium

(ˌkɒndrəʊˈkreɪnɪəm)
n
the cartilaginous structure that, in early development, envelops the brain
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