cranial cavity

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Synonyms for cranial cavity

the cavity enclosed by the cranium

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Since only 10 % of its blood reaches the cranial cavity and 90 % supplies the infratemporal structures, Vitek (1989) is of the opinion that arteria pterygomeningica, or pterygomeningeal artery is the most preferred name for the artery.
Northfield, Illinois) suspension into the cranial cavity to estimate volume of each skull (N = 128).
The tumors were classified as Primary (arising from the contents of the orbit including eyeball), Secondary (arising from the structure in the neighborhood of orbit like eyelids, para nasal sinuses, Cranial cavity and Nasopharynx), Hematopoietic reticuloendothelial system lesion and Metastatic tumours.
Cavity Body Organ Cranial cavity Vertebral cavity Thoracic cavity Abdominal cavity Pelvic cavity
After examination, 20 out of 38 fish were infected with heterophyid metacercariae encysted in the cranial cavity, muscles and the abdominal cavity.
Glial choristomas are isolated masses of mature brain tissue that are found outside the spinal cord or cranial cavity.
Infratentorial area (ITA1) and supratentorial area (STA): (Figure 3) The method has been proposed by Krogness to evaluate the size of the bony posterior fossa with regard to the overall cranial cavity in a more realistic fashion [15].
However, often times because of the environment most of this runs straight through the cranial cavity of the intended recipient and they depart their appointment having no recollection of anything of value.
An increase in the volume of contents of the cranial cavity causes pressure on brain structures with potentially devastating consequences.
Approximately 80% of encephalocele exit the cranial cavity in the region of the occiput.
Ectopic meningiomas can present extracranially due to direct extension from cranial cavity.
By marking various "landmarks" - such as the orbits, cranial cavity and other bones in the skull - on each scan, researchers were able to track how the skull changed shape over millions of years.
The principal is to return the cerebral components in to the cranial cavity along with amputation of dysplastic tissue and closured of bony defect.
It extends into the cranial cavity throughout the distribution of the meninges, covering all neural structures (10).
The dorsal cavity contains the brain in its cranial cavity and the spinal cord which lies in the vertebral cavity.