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n. pl. cal·var·i·ums or cal·var·i·a (-ē-ə)
The upper domelike portion of the skull without the lower jaw or the lower jaw and the facial parts.

[Latin calvāria, skull, from calva, from calvus, bald.]
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(kælˈvɛər i əm)

n., pl. -var•i•a (-ˈvɛər i ə)
the dome of the skull.
[1880–85; < New Latin, neuter variant of Latin calvāria skull]
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The mass was causing lateral deviation of the right eye but did not appear to be invading the calvarium. The primary differential diagnoses for these findings were a feather cyst, a granuloma, or neoplasia.
Parry-Romberg syndrome has similar characteristics, but there tends to be more extensive involvement of the ipsilateral subcutaneous tissue, calvarium, and orbit, [22] and facial hemiatrophy is typical rather than the hemifacial cutaneous sclerosis that typifies linear scleroderma.
They cover anesthesia, facial lacerations, scalp and calvarium, skull base and midface, mandible, lip, eyelid, cheek, ear, nose, cavity and pharynx, and facial nerves.
the procedure is [to crush] the calvarium, the head is basically the biggest part.
With the development of comprehensive studies on the neuro-electrophysiological mechanisms of P300, P300 is also actively recorded from many mammals by mimicking human behavioral responses to target stimuli.[9],[10] When testing animals, the P300 electrode can be placed inside the calvarium or at the cranial top; the positions used in the former method include the cerebral cortex, hippocampus, medial geniculate body, or thalamus.[18],[19] The electrode placed at the cranial top refers to the international standard of 10-20 electrode coordination method.
The scalp covers the upper part of the calvarium bone that protects the brain (1).
(4) There is a propensity for location in the calvarium, pelvis, ribs, and long bones such as the femur.
Increased [.sup.18]F-fluorodeoxyglucose uptakes were detected in multiple hypodense lesions with a largest diameter of 6.5 cm lesion in the liver ([SUV.sub.max]: 3,9); in celiac, para-aortic, aorticaval, periportal, bilateral external iliac lymph nodes ([SUV.sub.max]: 3,1); in the calvarium, in both mandibular rams, in multiple lytic sclerotic lesions of the pelvic bones; in the proximal sections of both humerus and femurs; in both clavicles and scapulae, in the vertebral column, and in the ribs of both hemithorax and sternum ([SUV.sub.max]: 5,6) [Figure 2].
Inner table of the calvarium was clear without involvement of the lesion.
Different bone harvesting sites including the iliac crest, proximal tibia, and calvarium are currently used for reconstruction of oral and maxillofacial defects.
Moreover, TRAF7/AKT1 and SMO mutations are correlated to particular locations, as corresponding meningiomas have been identified in anterior fossa, median middle fossa, or anterior calvarium [4].