Excision of a portion of the skull, without replacement of the bone, e.g., subtemporal or suboccipital. [G. kranion, skull, + ektome, excision]
- linear c. excision of a strip of cranium containing a prematurely fused suture.

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cra·ni·ec·to·my .krā-nē-'ek-tə-mē n, pl -mies the surgical removal of a portion of the skull

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cra·ni·ec·to·my (kra″ne-ekґtə-me) [crani- + -ectomy] excision of a part of the skull.

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