Upper portion of the skull that excludes the mandible (when present in the organism). [ http://orcid.org/0000-0002-6601-2165 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cranium_(anatomy) ]

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Term information

Subsets

uberon_slim, efo_slim, pheno_slim, vertebrate_core

latin term
ossa cranii [ FMA : TA FMA : 71325 ]
definition
  • Upper portion of the skull that excludes the mandible (when present in the organism).
external ontology notes
  • the inclusion of the FMA class here is probably not quite correct, as this class includes as parts sutures, whereas this is not part of the bones of the cranium
has exact synonym
  • skull minus mandible
  • set of bones of cranium
  • bones of cranium
  • ossa cranii
  • upper part of skull
has related synonym
  • skeletal system of head
  • calvarium
  • epicranial plate
id
  • UBERON:0003128
terminology notes
  • The term cranium can be ambiguous, in that it can refer to the neurocranium, or the neurocranium and the Facial skeleton