precranial

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Etymology[edit]

pre- +‎ cranial

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Adjective[edit]

precranial (not comparable)

  1. Before (in front of) the cranium
    • 2015 October 22, “Sawfishes and Other Elasmobranch Assemblages from the Mio-Pliocene of the South Caribbean (Urumaco Sequence, Northwestern Venezuela)”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0139230:
      Posterior to this, the precranial cavity first appears as a dorsal and a ventral opening.