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EtymologyEdit

From Latin calvāria(skull).

NounEdit

calvaria ‎(plural calvariae or calvarias)

  1. (anatomy) The dome or roof of the skull
    • 2008 December 10, Charles K. F. Chan et al., “Endochondral ossification is required for haematopoietic stem-cell niche formation”, in Nature, volume 457, number 7228, DOI:10.1038/nature07547:
      CD105 Thy1- progenitor populations derived from regions of the fetal mandible or calvaria that do not undergo endochondral ossification formed only bone without marrow in our assay.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From calvus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

calvāria f ‎(genitive calvāriae); first declension

  1. skull; skull place

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative calvāria calvāriae
genitive calvāriae calvāriārum
dative calvāriae calvāriīs
accusative calvāriam calvāriās
ablative calvāriā calvāriīs
vocative calvāria calvāriae

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