- CSF) within the cranium. Julius Caesar and his fellow Romans called the skull the "cranium" Today as a rule the "cranium" is taken to be the skull minus the mandible (the jaw bone).
* * *Within the skull.
* * *in·tra·cra·ni·al -'krā-nē-əl adj situated or occurring within the cranium <\intracranial pressure> also affecting or involving intracranial structuresin·tra·cra·ni·al·ly -nē-ə-lē adv
* * *adj.within the skull.
* * *in·tra·cra·ni·al (in″trə-kraґne-əl) within the cranium.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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intracranial — [in΄trə krā′nē əl] adj. existing or occurring within the cranium [intracranial pressure] … English World dictionary
Intracranial — In tra*cra ni*al, a. Within the cranium or skull. Sir W. Hamilton. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
intracranial — adjective Date: circa 1849 existing or occurring within the cranium; also affecting or involving intracranial structures • intracranially adverb … New Collegiate Dictionary
Intracranial — … Wikipedia
intracranial — /in treuh kray nee euhl/, adj. being or occurring within the skull. [1840 50; INTRA + CRANIAL] * * * … Universalium
intracranial — adjective Of or pertaining to the brain or inside of the head. Within the cranium … Wiktionary
intracranial — adj. within the skull … English contemporary dictionary
intracranial — adjective within the skull. Derivatives intracranially adverb … English new terms dictionary
intracranial — in·tra·cranial … English syllables
intracranial — adj. within the skull … The new mediacal dictionary