Meaning of epicranium

ep•i•cra•ni•um

Pronunciation: (ep"i-krā'nē-um), [key]
— pl. -ni•a
  1. the layer of scalp formed by muscle and flattened tendon.
  2. the top of the head in insects, usually including the frons, genae, and vertex.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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