cranial cavity


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Noun1.cranial cavity - the cavity enclosed by the cranium
bodily cavity, cavum, cavity - (anatomy) a natural hollow or sinus within the body
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Remarks on ten consecutive cases of operations upon the brain and cranial cavity to illustrate the details and safety of the method employed.
THE inner anatomy of the head including the cranial cavity, brain, spinal cord and the jaw.
We also describe a method of injecting a gelatin suspension into the cranial cavity to estimate volume of each skull.
The presence of gas or air within the cranial cavity is called pneumocephalus.
Malignant tumors of the orbit may originate either from the primary orbital tissues including the eyeball, or may invade from surrounding structures like eyelids, paranasal sinuses, nasopharynx or cranial cavity.
Other reported locations include the cranial cavity and the scrotum.
The underlying tissues were separated and edge of cranial cavity was scarified to facilitate closure by first intension healing (Fig.
Exencephaly is a rare malformation of the cranium that is characterized by the absence of the skull, the cranial cavity, and the scalp with a large mass of protruding brain tissue covered by a membrane and with prominent bulging eyeballs [1].
7) Also, the persistence of this foramen is a possible risk factor for otologic complications after arthroscopy of the temporomandibular joint, herniation of the temporomandibular joint into the external acoustic meatus, tumor metastasis into the cranial cavity, and salivary gland fistula through this foramen.
The study concluded, incorrectly, that blacks believed themselves to be inferior to whites and that they were "by nature" subservient, lacking "initiative and resourcefulness" because, as stated in the report, "[t]he cranial cavity of the Negro is smaller than the white; his brain weighs 35 ounces contrasted with 45 for the white.
Likewise, the two parties agreed that beef to be imported should exclude those that are of Specified Risk Material(SRM), and meat slaughtered using certain techniques such as pithing or stunning with a device injecting compressed air or gas into the cranial cavity.