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Definition of the noun Calvarium

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Calvarium is a genus of Scirtidae, described by Pic in 1918.

Calvarium is a genus of Scirtidae.

Alternative definition of the noun Calvarium


  1. [anatomy] The upper, domelike portion of the skull (without the lower jaw)


Calvarium is a musical group.

  • albums: "The Skull of Golgotha", "Assaulting the Divine"
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Phrases with Calvarium

Phrases starting with the word Calvarium:

  1. Calvarium Massarti
  2. Calvarium Inimpressum

Phrase ending with the word Calvarium:

  1. Genus Calvarium

Other phrases containing the word Calvarium:

  1. Species Calvarium Massarti
  2. Species Calvarium Inimpressum

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Calvarium

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Google previewMemoirs read before the Anthropological Society of London (1870)

by Anthropological Society (London)

The calvarium is a little asymmetrical, being slightly flatter in the right occipital and left frontal regions. The face is broad, and unusually flat on the cheek bones; the space between the orbits wide and unusually level; the nasal bones, barely ...

Google previewHigh Risk Pregnancy (2010)

Management Options - Expert Consult by David K. James, Philip J. Steer, Carl P. Weiner, Bernard Gonik

The calvarium is the part most likely to be left behind.

Google previewTextbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine (2009)

by Stephen J. Ettinger, Edward C. Feldman

Because the calvarium is a rigid structure, the three major components within it ( brain, cerebrospinal fluid [CSF], and blood) are confined to a fixed volume. Any increase in one of these components would then have to be accompanied by a ...

Google previewAn Introduction to Orthodontics (2013)

by Laura Mitchell

The calvarium is that part of the skull which develops intramembranously to surround the brain and, therefore, it follows the neural growth pattern. Development of the calvaria is dependent upon the presence of the brain. It comprises the ...

Google previewFirst Cut (2015)

A Season in the Human Anatomy Lab by Albert Howard Carter, III

(Calvarium is the root for “Calvary,” meaning “Golgotha”—the place of the skull.) ...

Google previewHead and Neck Management of the Cancer Patient (2012)

by Douglas E. Peterson, E. George Elias, Stephen T. Sonis

Since the calvarium is the second most common site, trismus may be the initial complaint if the temporal bone is involved. Osteoid osteoma is histologically indistinguishable from osteoblastoma. Both display trabeculae of woven bone and ...

Google previewComplications in Anesthesiology (2008)

by Emilio B. Lobato, Nikolaus Gravenstein, Robert R. Kirby

The calvarium is a bony, nondistensible, semiclosed container that strictly limits both intracranial volume and any expansion by acute or chronic pathologic processes. Brain tissue alone accounts for 88% of the total intracranial volume.

Google previewImplant Dentistry (2009)

by Arun K. Garg

Calvarium refers to the bones of the skull, specifically consisting of three layers, including outer (cortex), middle diploe (medullary), and inner (cortex). Cancellous bone See: BONE, CANCELLOUS. Canine protected articulation separation of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Anthropology (2005)

by H. James Birx

A calvarium (or “skullcap” consisting of the top of the ...

Google previewLexicon Orthopaedic Etymology (1999)

by Diab

NB: the singular formation calvarium was applied by the Roman poet Quintus Ennius (239–169 B.C.) to a type of fish which was likened to the bones of the skull on account of its rounded and flattened form and its lack of scales. The use of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Imaging (2008)

by Albert L. Baert

Metastases in the calvarium appear on plain radiographs as osteolytic or osteosclerotic lesions.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Forensic and Legal Medicine (2015)

Impact injury to the head frequently produces bleeding into the periosteum of the calvarium. To properly examine the skull, if there is hemorrhage in the periosteum it should be peeled away from the bone along with the temporalis muscles.

Google previewDictionary of Medical Vocabulary in English, 1375–1550 (2016)

Body Parts, Sicknesses, Instruments, and Medicinal Preparations by Juhani Norri

OED2 calvaria / calvarium n. calydyte...

238rb: Herfor we founden vp canablis & suspensories OED2 calvaria / calvarium n. ...

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Small photo of Film skull, lateral view, of a 68 years old man with denture (false teeth) and wiring, having chronic bone pain: demonstrated normal calvarium and sella turcica.Small photo of Film skull, antero-posterior view, of a 68 years old man with denture (false teeth) and wiring, having chronic bone pain: demonstrated normal calvarium and sella turcica. More...

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Scrabble value of C3A1L1V4A1R1I1U1M3

The value of this 9-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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