Pronunciation: (ep"i-krā'nē-um), [key]
—pl. -ni•aPronunciation: (-nē-u). [key]
1. Anat.the layer of scalp formed by muscle and flattened tendon.
2. Entomol.the top of the head in insects, usually including the frons, genae, and vertex.
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