What does calvaria mean?

calvaria meaning in General Dictionary

The bones associated with cranium more especially the bones associated with the domelike upper section

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  • the dome of the skull
  • The bones of cranium; much more particularly, the bones of the domelike upper portion.

Sentence Examples with the word calvaria

Being intermediate between the higher apes and man would seem likely to' be found, Dr Eugene Dubois in 1891-1892 excavated from a bed, considered by him to be of Sivalik formation (Pliocene), a thighbone which competent anatomists decide to be human, and a remarkably depressed calvaria or skull-cap (fig.

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