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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There is considerable osteological variability within, and overlap between, the postcranially similar-shaped and similarsized artiodactyls, pronghorns (including Antilocapra, Tetrameryx, and Stockoceros), mule deer (Odocoileus hemionus), white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus), and bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis).