cranioquadrate etymology

English word cranioquadrate comes from English quadrate, English cranio- (Cranium.)

Detailed word origin of cranioquadrate

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
quadrate English (eng) (anatomy) The quadrate bone.. (astrology) An aspect of the heavenly bodies in which they are distant from each other 90°, or the quarter of a circle; quartile.. (geometry) A plane surface with four equal sides and four right angles; a square; hence, figuratively, anything having the outline of a square. (archaic, ambitransitive) To square.. (archaic, transitive) To adjust (a gun) on its [...]
cranio- English (eng) Cranium.
cranioquadrate English (eng) (anatomy) Relating to the cranium and the quadrate ramus (of the pterygoid).

Words with the same origin as cranioquadrate

Descendants of cranio-
craniocarpotarsal craniocaudal craniocentric cranioclast craniodiaphyseal craniodistal craniodorsal cranioencephalic craniofacial craniolateral craniomandibular craniomedial craniometer craniometry cranioplasty craniorachischisis craniosacral cranioscopy craniospinal craniosynostosis craniosynostotic craniothoracic cranioventral craniovertebral