Subdivision of skeleton that includes all dermal bones in the cranial skeleton[ZFA,modified]. [ ZFA:0000863 ]

Synonyms: dendrocranium exocranium

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Term information

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editor note

wikipedia treats skull roof and dermatocranium as synonymous, but some sources treat the roof as being part of the dermatocranium - see UBERONREF:0000007

external definition

Anatomical cluster that is part of the cranium and composed of dermally derived bones.[TAO]

Anatomical cluster that is part of the cranium which consists of dermally derived bones.[AAO]

has narrow synonym

skull roof

dermatocranial cover

roof of skull

dermal skull roof

has related synonym

dermal part of skull

dermal skull bones

roofing bones of the skull

skull exoskeleton

dermal bone cranium