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n. pl. en·do·cra·ni·a (-nē-ə)
1. The outermost layer of the dura mater.
2. The inner surface of the skull.

en′do·cra′ni·al adj.


n, pl -nia (-nɪə)
(Anatomy) anatomy the thick fibrous membrane that lines the cranial cavity and forms the outermost layer of the dura mater
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.endocranium - membrane lining the inside of the skull
tissue layer, membrane - a pliable sheet of tissue that covers or lines or connects the organs or cells of animals or plants
skull - the bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
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The anatomic integrity of bone structures in the endocranium, as well as a healthy immune system protecting against the infection of endocranium is important (1).
Physical weakness and pyramidal neurological lateralization showed the strongest correlation with the course of the disease, because it is usually an indication for computed tomography scanning of endocranium, after which working diagnosis is determined.
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