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Related to neurocranium: dermatocranium, viscerocranium, basicranium
the bony or cartilaginous case inclosing the brain.

See also: Brain

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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It can be divided into two parts: facial or viscerocranium, which comprises a pair of mandibles and bones that circumscribe the initial part of the digestive and respiratory systems, and neurocranium which houses the encephalic organs from central nervous system.
Skull base also plays a role in adaptations of neurocranium and viscreocranium.2,3 It has a pivotal role in influencing normal growth and development of several facial functions like chewing, swallowing.21 It also plays a major role in defining various skeletal malocclusions.19 Cranial base morphology has a positive influence on positions of both maxilla and mandible and pattern of malocclusion is related positivley with cranial base structures as proposed by Bjork2 and others.
This fossil record provides additional information of the primitive Siwalik hippopotamid, previously known only from the upper jaw and neurocranium, and isolated fragments of the lower jaw (mostly dental specimens).
The prevalence of neurocranium injury in children in Brod-Posavina County.
On Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the neurocranium, no abnormalities were found.
Condylobasal length (CB), length of rostrum (LR), length of neurocranium (LN), and length of upper molariform tooth row (LP4-M3) were measured from the ventral view of the skull.
The scientists so far have restored 11 Homotherium bone fragments to recreate an almost complete neurocranium. This recreation offers the potential to improve our understanding of the cat's visual and auditory abilities and feeding habits, an invaluable asset for understanding the European saber-toothed cat, the university says.
Both Winge (1887) and Shamel (1931) highlighted the dominating appearance of the neurocranium in this rodent.
Surgeons, anatomists, and others from the US, Europe, Asia, Canada, and Qatar provide 21 chapters on the neurocranium and facial skeleton, skull base, soft tissues, arteries, veins, nerves, muscles, orbit, eyelid, nasal cavity and paranasal sinuses, external nose, auricle and external acoustic meatus, oral cavity and pharynx, and neck, with drawings, interoperative photos, and radiologic images.