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noun, plural: calvaria
(anatomy) The domelike or the roof of the skull
Calvarium is composed of the frontal bone, the two parietal bones and an occipital bone.
Word origin: Latin calvāria, skull, from calva, from calvus, bald.
Related terms: calvarial (adjective).
Synonym: calva, skullcap.
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