ALL meanings of chondrocranium

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  • noun chondrocranium the cartilaginous structure that, in early development, envelops the brain 3
  • noun chondrocranium The primary skull of vertebrates, composed of cartilage, which in humans and most other vertebrates is replaced by bone during development. 1
  • noun plural chondrocranium a braincase composed of cartilage rather than bone, as the skull of sharks and of the vertebrate embryo before ossification. 1
  • noun chondrocranium (anatomy) The developing skull, composed of cartilage, of an embryo before ossification. 0
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