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

This is just here as a test because I lose it

Term information

database cross reference
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