• The patients underwent surgical excision of the skull masses, which were histologically diagnosed as metastatic follicular thyroid cancer, and total thyroidectomy, which confirmed the diagnosis of follicular thyroid carcinoma. (elsevier.com)
  • The model successfully describes the development of known skull deformities and helps explain the ways in which growing bones react to mechanical cues. (aps.org)
  • The Skull Project by Matthew Amey A limited edition of 2000 hardcover books signed and numbered by the author. (issuu.com)
  • We know that, perhaps surprisingly, the cephalic shield was not totally predator-proof as a specimen of Glyptotherium texanum was bitten (and presumably killed) by a large cat which pierced both the cephalic shield and skull roof with its upper canines. (scienceblogs.com)
  • We know from fossils - including the Museum's Swanscombe skull specimen, which contains imprints of the folds and blood vessels on the brain's surface - that Neanderthals' brains were as big as ours but shaped differently. (nhm.ac.uk)
  • The Altai specimen, a well-preserved skull, represents one of the two oldest possible domestic dogs ever found. (yahoo.com)
  • They also discuss a gigantic specimen killed in Cambodia in the 1800s: its skull is preserved and, with a dorsal head length of 76 cm (see their article to understand how there is more than one way to measure a croc skull! (scienceblogs.com)
  • Then there are giant American crocs (one specimen, in the AMNH [= American Museum of Natural History, New York], is a true monster with a skull 73.5 cm long) and Nile crocs C. niloticus . (scienceblogs.com)
  • Most bone activity in a newborn's skull occurs along the sutures, soft fibrous boundaries between adjacent bone plates. (aps.org)
  • [ citation needed ] The skull consists of calcium hydroxyapatite , the normal material of mammalian bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • A linear skull fracture is a break in a cranial bone resembling a thin line, without splintering, depression, or distortion of bone. (medlineplus.gov)
  • A depressed skull fracture is a break in a cranial bone (or "crushed" portion of skull) with depression of the bone in toward the brain. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In some animals such as horned ungulates, the skull also has a defensive function by providing the mount (on the frontal bone) for the horns. (wikipedia.org)
  • some sources include the hyoid bone or the three ossicles of the middle ear but the overall general consensus of the number of bones in the human skull is the stated twenty-two. (wikipedia.org)
  • They have prominent crests and ridges of bone, while Homo habilis skulls have little or no crests, and are much more rounded. (talkorigins.org)
  • If the force of the impact is excessive, the bone may fracture at or near the site of the impact and cause damage to the underlying physical structures contained within the skull such as the membranes, blood vessels, and brain. (wikipedia.org)
  • While an uncomplicated skull fracture can occur without associated physical or neurological damage and is in itself usually not clinically significant, a fracture in healthy bone indicates that a substantial amount of force has been applied and increases the possibility of associated injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bones of the skull are in three layers: the hard compact layer of the external table (lamina externa), the diploë (a spongy layer of red bone marrow in the middle, and the compact layer of the inner table (Lamina interna). (wikipedia.org)
  • Areas of the skull that are covered with muscle have no underlying diploë formation between the internal and external lamina, which results in thin bone more susceptible to fractures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Linear skull fractures are breaks in the bone that transverse the full thickness of the skull from the outer to inner table. (wikipedia.org)
  • In young children, although rare, the possibility exists of developing a growing skull fracture especially if the fracture occurs in the parietal bone. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hi I have a lump on the back of my skull on the bone that sticks out it is about 0.5mm big and can move around,it is hard and does not cause me any pain. (yahoo.com)
  • Photo: University Medical Center Utrecht)A Dutch woman had a rare bone disorder that caused her skull to grow from 1.5 centimeters thick to 5 centimeters thick. (neatorama.com)
  • Guggisberg 1972, Alderton 1991), so these authors evidently weren't aware of these giant skulls (Steel (1989) specifically referred to the giant NHM skull however, noting as a result that Tomistoma might attain a length of 5.5 m). (scienceblogs.com)
  • Young children with hydrocephalus typically have an abnormally large head, as fluid pressure causes individual skull bones to bulge outward. (wikipedia.org)
  • In several ancient cultures, such as the Maya , it was tradition to constrain the heads of infants in ways that would cause their skulls to develop abnormally. (everything2.com)
  • All of these combine Homo erectus -like traits (prominent browridges, a ridge along the rear of the skull, and thick braincase bones) with other characteristics (including a somewhat larger brain) of later Homo species, such as Neanderthals ( H. neanderthalensis ) and modern humans ( H. sapiens ). (britannica.com)
  • A fossil skull from a site called Gawis in Ethiopia is apparently intermediate in form between Homo erectus and our own species, Homo sapiens. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Skulls of male gorillas therefore overlap the skulls of Homo habilis in brain size, but this is largely because they are far bigger than any fossil hominid. (talkorigins.org)
  • In addition, male gorilla skulls have a very different appearance from those of Homo fossils. (talkorigins.org)
  • The skull of the newly discovered extinct ape species called Nyanzapithecus alesi is pictured in this handout photo obtained by Reuters August 8, 2017. (reuters.com)
  • Mathematician Alain Goriely of Oxford University in the UK and biomechanical engineer Ellen Kuhl of Stanford University in California, along with colleagues, have now developed computational tools to simulate the growth and evolving shape of the cranial vault-the "brain space" within the skull-in a way that is entirely based on mechanical effects. (aps.org)
  • Treating the skull as a semi-ellipsoid divided into patches that represented the bones of the cranial vault, they simulated volumetric expansion of the brain, thickness changes of the bones, and area growth along the sutures with so-called finite-element simulations. (aps.org)
  • Neurologist Steven Novella of Yale University Medical School says that the cranium exhibits all of the characteristics of a child who has died as a result of congenital hydrocephalus , and the cranial deformations were the result of accumulations of cerebrospinal fluid within the skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • A skull fracture is a fracture or break in the cranial (skull) bones. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The human skull is generally considered to consist of twenty-two bones-eight cranial bones and fourteen facial skeleton bones. (wikipedia.org)
  • The geometry of the skull base and its fossae, the anterior, middle and posterior cranial fossae changes rapidly. (wikipedia.org)
  • The anterior cranial fossa changes especially during the first trimester of pregnancy and skull defects can often develop during this time. (wikipedia.org)
  • A skull fracture is a break in one or more of the eight bones that form the cranial portion of the skull, usually occurring as a result of blunt force trauma. (wikipedia.org)
  • The human skull is anatomically divided into two parts: the neurocranium, formed by eight cranial bones that houses and protect the brain-and the facial skeleton (viscerocranium) composed of fourteen bones, not including the three ossicles of the inner ear. (wikipedia.org)
  • The middle cranial fossa, a depression at the base of the cranial cavity forms the thinnest part of the skull and is thus the weakest part. (wikipedia.org)
  • This area of the cranial floor is weakened further by the presence of multiple foramina as a result this section is at higher risk for basilar skull fractures to occur. (wikipedia.org)
  • Compound depressed skull fractures occur when there is a laceration over the fracture, putting the internal cranial cavity in contact with the outside environment, increasing the risk of contamination and infection. (wikipedia.org)
  • It provides an anatomical background to the skull, as well as morphological variation, sexual dimorphism, changes with age and development, and cranial pathology. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • They base this assertion on a plot of cranial capacity of 109 fossilised human skulls against the corresponding paleontological record of two million years of changing climate. (theregister.co.uk)
  • Do you remember the photo - provided courtesy of Colin McHenry - showing a variety of crocodilian skulls? (scienceblogs.com)
  • Doctors in a Portland hospital were rather surprised when they examined a man who turned up on their doorstep complaining of a headache, only to find he had twelve nails embedded in his skull courtesy of a failed suicide attempt with a nail gun, AP reports. (theregister.co.uk)
  • It provides an anatomical background to the skull, as well as morphological variation, changes with age and development, and pathology, dealing specifically with the remains of Late Pleistocene and Holocene hominids, especially anatomically modern humans, but including Neanderthals. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Practicals are to teach students the identification skills required, more general understanding of the anatomical structure of the skull, experience of sex and age estimation, measurement and non-metrical variation. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • Anatomical examinations of these skulls suggest they are more doglike than wolflike. (yahoo.com)
  • The researchers don't mention whether or not the extra small human skull found on the island of Flores was included in the sample. (theregister.co.uk)
  • There are four major types of skull fractures: Linear Depressed Diastatic Basilar Linear fractures are the most common, and usually require no intervention for the fracture itself. (wikipedia.org)
  • Basilar fractures are in the bones at the base of the skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • The mystical skull was supposedly discovered on New Year's Day of 1924, by Anna Mitchell-Hedges, an orphan from Port Colborne, Ont. (thestar.com)
  • Now aged 100, Anna Mitchell-Hedges still has the skull, though it is mostly kept locked away in a bank vault. (thestar.com)
  • There's still intense interest in the skull, Homann says - he and Mitchell-Hedges are planning to give a couple of lectures on it in New York and Arizona later this year. (thestar.com)
  • But controversy continues to swirl around the skull and the story of its discovery, particularly after it was revealed that Frederick Mitchell-Hedges had bought the skull at a Sotheby's auction in 1943. (thestar.com)
  • Strangely, F.A. Mitchell-Hedges only documented the skull once, in 'Danger, My Ally,' a book that he wrote describing his adventures. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Near the end of the book, Mitchell-Hedges states that the crystal skull is a 'skull of doom' that dates 'back at least 3,600 years, and taking about 150 years to rub down with sand from a block of pure rock crystal. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Mitchell-Hedges doesn't make any mention of his daughter's presence at Lubaantun in the book, nor does he give her credit as the finder of the skull. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Two friends of Mitchell-Hedges who came along on the excavation of Lubaantum, Lady Richmond Brown and Dr. Thomas Gann, never spoke or wrote of the skull. (howstuffworks.com)
  • Mitchell-Hedges died in 1959, and Anna has kept the skull ever since. (howstuffworks.com)
  • A couple of weeks ago, a researcher at Skull Security compiled and released (as a downloadable torrent file) information scraped from about 100 million publicly-available Facebook profiles, just to prove a point: that someone can neatly package up millions of people and distribute their personal information, along with the mechanisms used to do it. (printmag.com)
  • The English word "skull" is probably derived from Old Norse "skulle", while the Latin word cranium comes from the Greek root κρανίον (kranion). (wikipedia.org)
  • bony framework of the head," c.1200, probably from Old Norse skalli "a bald head, skull," a general Scandinavian word (cf. (dictionary.com)
  • He hopes it betters chances at Harvard but The Skulls is not what he thought and comes at a price. (imdb.com)
  • If you happened to be outdoors on the Harvard Medical School campus last November, you might have noticed this 78-inch-tall model of a bisected human skull making its way down Shattuck Street by Gordon Hall to a staging area in the basement of the Francis A. Countway Library of Medicine. (harvardmagazine.com)
  • The recently perambulating skull and foot have been loaned to the Collection of Historical Scientific Instruments, in the Science Center on the Cambridge side of the Harvard establishment, where they will be part of Body of Knowledge: A History of Anatomy (in Three Parts) , on view from March 6 to December 5, 2014. (harvardmagazine.com)
  • These key charms will give your handmade jewelry an authentic vintage look and the skull detail adds a touch of mystery and macabre. (orientaltrading.com)
  • Furthermore, it lacks the inion , the bump at the back of the base of the skull , and it has severely reduced signs of neck muscles. (everything2.com)
  • Skull fractures occur more easily at the thin squamous temporal and parietal bones, the sphenoid sinus, the foramen magnum (the opening at the base of the skull that the spinal cord passes through), the petrous temporal ridge, and the inner portions of the sphenoid wings at the base of the skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • Congenital deformities usually only affect one area of the skull, for example only the face. (everything2.com)
  • The common cause of injury is blunt force trauma where the impact energy transferred over a wide area of the skull. (wikipedia.org)
  • @1976_skull hasn't been updated in a while. (twittercounter.com)
  • サトヤン, also known as @1976_skull has a reasonably significant presence on Twitter and is ranked by us in the 40% percentile for account strength. (twittercounter.com)
  • That's pretty consistent with a total of 9 since @1976_skull joined Twitter. (twittercounter.com)
  • 1976_skull has posted 0 tweets in the last 4 days, which translates to an average of 0 tweets per day. (twittercounter.com)
  • 1976_skull has 0 followers on Twitter. (twittercounter.com)
  • 1976_skull is following 5 Twitter accounts. (twittercounter.com)
  • 1976_skull will hit 0 followers in the next 3 months, and 0 in one year. (twittercounter.com)
  • 1976_skull didn't lose or gain any followers yesterday. (twittercounter.com)
  • A sterling silver skull on a plain sterling chain, much like we imagine a biker might wear. (coolhunting.com)
  • A model for skull growth predicts the shape of a healthy head (left) along with several deformities that can occur when some skull bones fuse prematurely. (aps.org)
  • The overall shape of this skull could only be explained by several deformities. (everything2.com)
  • Use the extra appliques to make more skulls or for other DIY projects. (ehow.com)
  • Students can drag the skulls and examine each from various angles and make side-by-side comparisons. (merlot.org)
  • a device that delivered a lethal shockwave inside the target's skull might make an effective death ray. (wired.com)
  • We only need your help to make this dream come true and allow everyone to enjoy Skull Tales with friends or alone, and become the most legendary pirate of the Caribbean. (kickstarter.com)
  • DESIGN COUNCIL EXCLUSIVE Make no bones about it… our truly original skull creation will get everyone into the Halloween spirit. (1800flowers.com)
  • As intricate as they look, the little skulls are quite simple to make from affordable oven-bake clay. (marthastewart.com)
  • Once the comparisons are made, the student can decide if the unidentified skull is a new species or a preexisting early human species. (merlot.org)
  • The skull seized in Wyoming came from the same dinosaur species. (yahoo.com)
  • At 84 cm long this skull might cause you to revise whatever preconceptions you had about a species with the name 'False gharial' (having said that, gharials proper ain't necessarily unimpressive. (scienceblogs.com)
  • It isn't the only gigantic skull from this species: Rom and Nik Whitaker mention one at Munich which is 81.5 cm long, and one at the AMNH which is 76.5 cm long. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Unfortunately it isn't entirely clear what the total lengths of these animals were, and it isn't yet clear what the skull length : total length ratio of this species is. (scienceblogs.com)
  • The back of the skull is flattened. (wikipedia.org)
  • Apply a strong glue to the back of the applique and position it onto the forehead of the skull. (ehow.com)
  • Your Advanced Combat Helmet weighs seven pounds and the back pads press furiously into the corners of your skull . (dictionary.com)
  • Petition · Bring Back Skull Trooper! (change.org)
  • Bring Back Skull Trooper so we can have another chance at getting this fan favourite skin! (change.org)
  • Chordomas can form anywhere in your back, neck, or skull. (webmd.com)
  • The skull that Charles Darwin studied and called 'wonderful' back in the nineteenth century still has secrets to reveal. (nhm.ac.uk)
  • The Administration yesterday released the official list of guests who stayed overnight at the White House between June 2002 and December 2003, and among the names are at least three members of Skull and Bones, the secret society that Bush belonged to while at Yale. (prisonplanet.com)
  • The outrage Wednesday about photographs of German troops posing with a skull in Afghanistan swept through parliament just as Chancellor Angela Merkel 's administration announced a major restructuring of the military to handle increased international missions. (sfgate.com)
  • Issue of 'Bild' with photos of German soldiers (epa) October 28, 2006 -- Two German soldiers who served in Afghanistan have been suspended after a newspaper printed photos of them with skulls, presumably from dead Afghans. (rferl.org)
  • It may not have the impact of photographs of U.S. soldiers abusing inmates at the notorious Abu Ghraib Prison in Iraq, but the publication by the German daily 'Bild' of photographs of two German soldiers holding skulls in Afghanistan while serving with the NATO-led International Security Assistance Force in 2003 and 2005 has produced strong reactions in the German government. (rferl.org)
  • Greenwell went on scientific expeditions all over the world-collecting everything from a tiny shrew to the skulls of twelve gray whales. (si.edu)
  • A depressed skull fracture is a type of fracture usually resulting from blunt force trauma, such as getting struck with a hammer, rock or getting kicked in the head. (wikipedia.org)
  • Artistic reproduction of Tutankhamen's head shape based on a CT of his skull. (medscape.com)
  • Skulls have been used to signify danger, as religious icons, and to represent both piracy and secret societies. (issuu.com)
  • The researchers started with the simplest case of a skull whose shape remains constant as it grows. (aps.org)
  • The researchers suggest that having to adapt to the impact of lower temperatures could account for as much as 50 per cent of the increase in the size of our skulls. (theregister.co.uk)
  • I ripped the brains out of one of those cheap Gemmy skulls with the moving mouth and glowy eyes and installed a Midify board. (makezine.com)
  • It also provides a first step toward a model that could guide surgeons treating infants with abnormal skull growth. (aps.org)
  • A future version of the model could guide surgeons who must remove parts of the skull to treat infants whose heads are growing improperly. (aps.org)
  • The human skull changes shape as it grows, and physicians and biologists would like to understand the causes of these changes and ultimately predict them. (aps.org)
  • Now a team has developed a model that predicts skull shape changes based on physics and geometry principles alone, without any reference to biochemistry or genetics. (aps.org)
  • 2. Using a skull shaped cookie cutter, cut each bread slice into a skull shape. (parents.com)
  • In this work rectangular shapes are stacked in tiers to form the shape of a human skull. (tate.org.uk)
  • have an understanding of variation in size and shape of the skull, and its interpretation in terms of sexual dimorphism, growth and modern human Origins. (ucl.ac.uk)
  • In ancient Peru it has been suggested that as the ruling class became comfortable in power, they permitted some noble families to shape the skulls of their children, imitating the distinct features of the ruler's skull. (medscape.com)
  • Their known functions are the lessening of the weight of the skull, the aiding of resonance to the voice and the warming and moistening of the air drawn through the nasal cavity. (wikipedia.org)
  • The most striking feature of the deformed skull is the greatly increased size of its brain cavity compared to the rest of its features, which are those of a child. (everything2.com)
  • It is not known if he ever fought the Post-Crisis version of Superman before as his first (Post-Crisis) appearance was in Captain Atom , yet his history with S.T.A.R. Labs and SKULL remained as established in The DC Comics Encyclopedia . (wikipedia.org)
  • In the Collection Storage area of the National Museum of Natural History, a close-up of Frank Greenwell is standing beside a whale skull, which is being held in a frame in an upright position, that he is working on its preservation and storage. (si.edu)
  • The NHM (= Natural History Museum, London) skull included in Colin's photo (Colin's homeboy Pete Edwards provides a scale) is the largest known modern crocodilian skull in existence. (scienceblogs.com)
  • Sven Lindqvist was the author of more than thirty books, including "Exterminate All the Brutes," The Skull Measurer's Mistake, A History of Bombing, Terra Nullius, and The Dead Do Not Die (all published by The New Press). (indiebound.org)