Term: cranium bone tissue
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Name: cranium
Synonyms: cranial skeleton
Definition: Skeletal system that is part of the head, including the splanchnocranium, chondrocranium, and dermatocranium.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0000737]
Name: bone tissue
Definition: Skeletal tissue with a collagen-rich extracellular matrix vascularized, mineralized with hydroxyapatite and typically including osteocytes located in lacunae that communicate with one another by cell processes (in canaliculi). Bone is deposited by osteoblasts.
Ontology: Anatomy Ontology [ZFA:0005621]