endocranium

endocranium
endocranial, adj.
/en'doh kray"nee euhm/, n., pl. endocrania /-nee euh/. Anat.
1. the inner lining membrane of the skull; the dura mater.
2. the inside surface of the skull.
[1875-80; < NL; see ENDO-, CRANIUM]

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