Noun Acrania Definition and Examples


Noun:

Acrania

Pronunciation:

/(ˌ)eɪˈkreɪnɪə/

Definition:
1.

noun

Total or partial absence of the skull, occurring as a congenital malformation; an instance of this.
    ((n.) Partial or total absence of the skull.|--|(n.) The lowest group of Vertebrata, including the amphioxus, in which no skull exists.|--|)


    Origin:
    Mid 19th century. From scientific Latin acrania from classical Latin a- + post-classical Latin cranium + classical Latin -ia.

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