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en·do·cra·ni·um

 (ĕn′dō-krā′nē-əm)
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.
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endocranium

(ˌɛndəʊˈkreɪnɪəm)
n, pl -nia (-nɪə)
(Anatomy) anatomy the thick fibrous membrane that lines the cranial cavity and forms the outermost layer of the dura mater
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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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endocraneendocrâne