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1. The bony cranium, as distinguished from the cartilaginous cranium.
2. The fetal skull during the period of ossification, from early in the third month of gestation.
3. The cranium of the fetus after ossification of the membranous cranium has made it firm.
This entry is located in the following units: cranio-, crani-, cran- + (page 6) osteo-, oste-, ost- (page 3) -um (page 4)