Definitions for calvariumkælˈvɛər i əm; -ˈvɛər i ə

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

cal•var•i•umkælˈvɛər i əm; -ˈvɛər i ə(n.)(pl.)-var•i•a

  1. the dome of the skull.

    Category: Anatomy

Origin of calvarium:

1880–85; < NL, neut. var. of L calvāria skull


  1. calvarium(Noun)

    The upper, domelike portion of the skull (without the lower jaw)


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