Outside of the cranial cavity.

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ex·tra·cra·ni·al -'krā-nē-əl adj situated or occurring outside the cranium <\extracranial arterial occlusion>

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ex·tra·cra·ni·al (eks″trə-kraґne-əl) outside the cranium.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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