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cra·ni·a

 (krā′nē-ə)
n.
A plural of cranium.
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crania

pl de cranium
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I always ask leave, in the interests of science, to measure the crania of those going out there,' he said.
Emissary veins--Falk's cardinal sign of a brain-cooling system--show no regular pattern in the crania of hominids living prior to about 1.
Caspari and Wolpoff compared the Klasies River Mouth skull remains with 36 human crania from a nearby site dating to between 1,000 and 9,000 years ago.
However, Smith contends, the skeletal remains, particularly the crania, contain some Neanderthal-like features that suggest a genetic blending of populations.
He examined the crania of 66 chimpanzees,99 gorillas and 108 orangutans obtained from the U.
Members from the same research team published a new paper Wednesday in which they analyzed 20 crania of Homo sapiens fossils from different geological periods and concluded that the present-day configuration of our brains was reached only between 100,000 and 35,000 years ago.
Such practices are commonly manifested in the archaeological record as deposits of isolated crania (lacking mandibles) and sometimes full skulls (including associated mandibles) found in a variety of secondary depositional contexts.
When the site was mapped in 1994, one of the surface crania lay 58 m east of the grave and the second 21 m to the northeast.
1) dry adult human crania with no observable craniofacial abnormalities and no teeth,
The scientists applied the powerful methods of 3-D geometric morphometrics to compare the shape of the LB1 cranium (the skull minus the lower jaw) to many fossil humans, as well as a large sample of modern human crania suffering from microcephaly and other pathological conditions.
With a collection of one thousand human skulls, Morton launched craniology in the United States under a European theoretical paradigm, sorting crania into five racial groups: Caucasian, Mongolian, American, Malay, and Ethiopian.
The Aitape frontal bone is compared to 13 late Pleistocene/early Holocene Australian crania as well as two modern samples comprised of 101 modern Australian and 126 modern New Guinea crania.