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Definition of the noun Acrania

What does Acrania mean as a name of something?

Acrania is a genus of Pygidicranidae, described by Burr in 1915.

Acrania is a phylum of Pyrosomatida.

Alternative definition of the noun Acrania


  1. [physiology] Partial or total absence of the skull.


Acrania is a musical group.

  • album: "Totalitarian Dystopia"

Phrases with Acrania

Phrases starting with the word Acrania:

  1. Acrania Picta
  2. Acrania Eximia
  3. Acrania Angulata
  4. Acrania Fletcheri
  5. Acrania Constricta
  6. Acrania Triangulata
  7. Acrania Vittipennis

Phrases ending with the word Acrania:

  1. Dikwa Acrania
  2. Genus Acrania
  3. subphylum Acrania
  4. Species Dikwa Acrania

Other phrases containing the word Acrania:

  1. Species Acrania Picta
  2. Species Acrania Eximia
  3. Species Acrania Angulata
  4. Species Acrania Constricta
  5. Species Acrania Vittipennis

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Acrania

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Google previewBefore We Are Born , Essentials of Embryology and Birth Defects 7th (2016)

Medicine, Medicine by CTI Reviews

Acrania is a cephalic disorder of a human fetus characterised by a partial or complete absence of the cranium. The condition is frequently, though not always, associated with anencephaly. The anomaly Acrania is a partial or complete absence of the calvarium with abnormal brain tissue development ...

Google previewFetology, Diagnosis and Management of the Fetal Patient (2016)

Medicine, Pediatrics by CTI Reviews

The anomaly Acrania is a partial or complete absence of the calvarium with abnormal brain tissue development. Exencephaly is a type of cephalic disorder wherein the brain is located outside of the skull. This condition is usually found in embryos as an early stage of anencephaly. As an exencephalic pregnancy progresses, the neural tissue gradually degenerates. Waardenburg syndrome is a rare genetic disorder most often characterized by varying degrees of deafness, minor ...

Google previewPathophysiology, The Biologic Basis for Disease in Adults and Children (2016)

by CTI Reviews

Acrania is a cephalic disorder of a human fetus characterised by a partial or complete absence of the cranium. The condition is frequently, though not always, associated with anencephaly.The anomaly Acrania is a partial or complete absence of the calvarium with abnormal brain tissue development. This anomaly is lethal in all cases and has important implications for obstentrical management and couseling. Craniosynostosis, is a condition in which one or more of the fibrous sutures ...

Google previewRadiology Case Vignettes (2016)

by Kapisoor Singh, Karunakaran,, Jai Vinod Shah

Diagnosis ○ Acrania (exencephaly). Discussion Definitions: Acrania is a developmental abnormality of the fetus characterized by a partial or complete absence of calvarium, with complete but abnormal A B C development of ...

Google previewDifferential diagnosis and treatment of disease (1906)

by Augustus Caillé

Acrania is an entire absence of the bones and integuments forming the vault of the skull. It is usually associated with anencephaly. Meningocele and meningoencephalocele are hernia of the brain membranes, arachnoid, and dura through a cleft in the skull. When the brain also protrudes, it is called encephalocele. These usually occur in the median line of the occipital region. When there is a hernial sac with fluid contents, it is called hydrencephalocele.

Google previewNotes Upon the Lectures on Special Pathology (1891)

by John Guitéras

(It is called Acrania when the skull is also wanting.) It is sometimes found associated with deficiency of cord, with Spina Bifida. Microcephalia, small size of skull and brain from foetal disease. Micrencephalia, small quantity of brain substance, congeni tally , as in idiots. Parencephalia, partial absence of brain, congenital holes in the brain. Oephalocele (Brain Hernia) , congenital ...

Google previewImaging of the Pelvis, Musculoskeletal System, and Special Applications to CAD (2016)

by Luca Saba

Acrania and Anencephaly Sequence Acrania is a lethal condition characterized by the absence of the cranial vault. It can be diagnosed with ultrasound from week 11 and usually evolves to anencephaly, in which the cerebral tissue is fully destroyed as the exposed brain tissue is disrupted, leaving only variable amounts of angiomatous stroma at the base of the skull [12,13]. In a small proportion of cases, some disorganized cerebral tissue ...

Google previewA Text-book of pathology (1899)

by Alfred Stengel

Acrania is a deformity characterized by absence of the skull. The membranes are usually preserved, and form a sac ...

Google previewThe American Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Ophthalmology (1915)

by Casey Albert Wood

A monster characterized by a duplicity of the face and head, frequently associated with hydrocephalus, acrania, defective development of the brain, and spina bifida. The diprosopi have been classified as follows: (1) Diprosopus diophthalmus. (2) Diprosopus distor-nus. Fisher has described the first case of diprosopus diophthalmus, or distornus, reported in English. There was aneucephalus, a broad duplex nose, two mouths, one oral cavity, two tongues. (3 ) Diprosopus triophthalmus.

Google previewPansegrouw's Crossword Dictionary (1994)

by Louisa Pansegrouw

chaos, confusion, disarray, disorder, perplexity absence of pain analgesia, anodynia absence of pigmentation achromia absence of prejudice disinterest, impartiality, tolerance, toleration absence of reserve candour, extroverted, frankness, openness, spontaneity absence of restraint freedom, liberty absence of secretion of milk agalactia absence of sensation anaesthesia absence of sepsis asepsis absence of skin pigmentation alphosis, albinism absence of skull acrania absence of ...

Google previewDictionary of Zoology (1999)

by Sudhir Pradhan

ACRANIA Animals having no brain, skull, cartilaginous or bony skeleton, but having noto chord, ...

Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

acrania the partial or complete absence of the cranium. acrocentric chromosome a ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

acoria acoustic acoustic incident acoustic nerve acoustic neuroma acoustic shock ACPA acquired acquired immune deficiency syndrome acrania acroacrocentric acrocephalosyndactyly acrocyanosis acrodermatitis acrodynia acromegaly acromion acropachy acroparaesthesia acrosclerosis acrosome acrylic resin ACTH actin Actinobacillus Actinomyces actinomycin D actinomycosis actinotherapy action potential active/passive active transport activin.

Google previewBlack's Veterinary Dictionary (2015)

Acrania The congenital absence of cranium, partial or complete. Acreminiumzeae A naturally occurring mould producing pyrrocidines that disrupts the ability of Aspegillus and Fusarium spp. to infect ripening maize kernels thereby preventing mycotoxicosis caused by these moulds. Acromegaly A condition caused by excess of the growth hormone STH, produced by the anterior lobe of the pituitary gland, leading to enlargement of the extremities and to overgrowth of connective tissue, ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Biology (2017)

by M. Abercrombie

See Acrania. AMPHIPODA. Order of Crustacea, including freshwater shrimps. AMPHIVASAL BUNDLE. See Vascular Bundle.

Google previewMongolian English Dictionary (2013)

by Bawden,

ГАВАЛГҮЙТЭН Acrania ( zool.) Craniata (zool.) ...

Google previewConcise Pocket Medical Dictionary (2015)

by UN Panda

Acrania Lack of a cranium. Acremoniosis Acondition marked by fever and the occurrence of gumma like swellings caused by a fungus Acremonium potronii. Acriflavine Anacridine dye, a mixture of 2:8 diamino10methylacridinium chloride and 2,8 diaminocridine. A brownish red Acriflavine, hydrochloride Acromion odorless powdersolubleinwater. Apowerful antiseptic. a. hydrochloride Acid.

Google previewPocket Medical Dictionary (1999)

by B. Jain Publishers Staff

Acrania, ah-kra'-ne-ah.

Google previewHow to Say it and Write it Correctly Now: The Ultimate Reference Book, Containing Practical Grammar, Punctuation, & Spelling Rules, Homonyms, Medical Terms, Layperson's Legal Dictionary, Major Art Terms -- And More! (2005)

by Santo J. Aurelio

herpes genitalis curet, curette hymen D & C - dilation/ dilatation hysterectomy and curettage in situ Dacron shield 28 NEONATAL TERMS acrania adrenogenital syndrome anemia neonatorum aplasia cutis. abortifacient adenopathy amenorrhea amniocentesis amniotic fluid fetus FHS - fetal heart sound fistula forceps fourchette Apgar rating/score Bartholin's gland breech delivery ...

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