Meaning of intracranial in English:


Pronunciation /ˌɪntrəˈkreɪnɪəl/


  • Within the skull.

    ‘intracranial haemorrhage’
    • ‘Rarely, vertigo results from a brainstem cerebrovascular accident, intracranial lesion, or migraine.’
    • ‘Cases range from mild bruising to intracranial and gastrointestinal hemorrhage.’
    • ‘In children with a skull fracture, an intracranial injury was present in 15 to 30 percent of patients.’
    • ‘The most frequent origin of the posterior inferior cerebellar artery is from the intracranial segment of the vertebral artery.’
    • ‘The placement of extradural intracranial pressure monitors is considered safer than subdural catheters.’