transcranial etymology

English word transcranial comes from English cranial (Of or relating to the cranium, or to the skull.), English trans-

Detailed word origin of transcranial

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
cranial English (eng) Of or relating to the cranium, or to the skull.
trans- English (eng) (chemistry) A compound in which two atoms or groups are situated on opposite sides of some plane of symmetry passing through the compound. (Also used without the hyphen as an adjective; see trans.). Across, through, over, beyond, to or on the other side of, outside of.. Transgender or transsexual, or pertaining to those who are transgender or transsexual.
transcranial English (eng) Passing through the cranium.

Words with the same origin as transcranial

Descendants of trans-
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