Skull: The skull is a collection of bones which encase the brain and give form to the head and face. The bones of the skull include the following: the frontal, parietal, occipital, temporal, sphenoid, ethmoid, zygomatic, maxilla, nasal, vomer, palatine, inferior concha, and mandible.
The early English word "skulle" came from the Nordic words "skal" and "skul" meaning a bowl. It is also thought that the Nordic toast "Skoal!" came from "skal" since ceremonial drinks were served in a bowl (or skull).
n. The bony or cartilaginous framework of the head of vertebrates, made up of the bones of the braincase and face; cranium. Informal . The head, regarded as the seat ...
Interactive maps of the human skull with which you can test your anatomical knowledge.
noun 1. the bony framework of the head, enclosing the brain and supporting the face; the skeleton of the head. 2. the head as the center of knowledge and ...
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The 6-foot-1, 300-pound Patterson has been diagnosed with arteriovenous malformation (AVM), which is the tangling of blood vessels near the skull.