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pericranium

per·i·cra·ni·um

pericranium

pronunciation:
pe rih kreI ni m
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part of speech: noun
inflections: pericrania
definition: the external periosteum covering the outer surface of the skull.
derivation: pericranial (adj.)
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The word pericranium contains the following parts:
crani, cranio Greek root that means skull, cranium