Definition of pericranium in English:

pericranium

noun

Anatomy
  • The periosteum (vascular connective tissue) enveloping the skull.

    ‘These were successfully filled with muscle and pericranium.’

Origin

Late Middle English modern Latin, from Greek peri- ‘around’ + kranion ‘skull’.

Pronunciation

pericranium

/ˌpɛrɪˈkreɪnɪəm/