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Term information

database cross reference

uberon_slim, pheno_slim

  • Anatomical structure that is part of the head consisting entirely of cranium and mandible[WP].
external ontology notes
  • in many ontologies, the structure called the cranium is inclusive of the mandible/lower jaw skeleton
  • in FMA the skull is divided into orbit, neurocranium (8 parts), viscerocranium (26 parts). Here we have a separate overlapping division into cranium and mandible.
has related synonym
  • cranial skeleton
  • skeletal system of head
  • UBERON:0003129
present in taxon
terminology notes
  • A skull that is missing a mandible is only a cranium; this is the source of a very commonly made error in terminology. Those animals having skulls are called craniates