HyperDic: skull

English > 1 sense of the word skull:
NOUNbodyskullthe bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates
skull > pronunciation
Soundsskah'l
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > skull: 1 sense > noun 1, body
MeaningThe bony skeleton of the head of vertebrates.
Part ofaxial skeletonThe part of the skeleton that includes the skull and spinal column and sternum and ribs
head, caputThe upper part of the human body or the front part of the body in animals
Partscheekbone, zygomatic bone, zygomatic, malar, malar bone, jugal bone, os zygomaticumThe arch of bone beneath the eye that forms the prominence of the cheek
craniometric pointA landmark on the skull from which craniometric measurements can be taken
cranium, braincase, brainpanThe part of the skull that encloses the brain
endocraniummembrane lining the inside of the skull
eye socket, orbit, cranial orbit, orbital cavityThe bony cavity in the skull containing the eyeball
jawThe part of the skull of a vertebrate that frames the mouth and holds the teeth
sphenoid bone, sphenoid, os sphenoidalebutterfly-shaped bone at the base of the skull
vomerThin trapezoidal bone of the skull forming the posterior and inferior parts of the nasal septum
Broaderbone, osrigid connective tissue that makes up the skeleton of vertebrates
Spanishcaja craniana, calavera, cráneo
Catalancaixa craniana, calavera, crani

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