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noun as in brain

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Anthropologists reported in 2017 that most of these are from skulls, and that some are carved with grooves and holes in a way that suggests intact skulls were once hung up for display.

From there, they stomped my face into the curb and then proceeded to kick me in the head so the back of my skull smashed into the curb.

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Musk envisions an outpatient therapy where a robot can simultaneously remove a piece of the skull, sew the electrodes in, and replace the missing skull piece with the device.

“In a lot of ways,” Musk said, “It’s kind of like a Fitbit in your skull, with tiny wires.”

Elon Musk gave a peek at his brain computing startup, Neuralink, on Friday by showing off a surgically implanted electrical device in the skull of a living pig that broadcast the animal’s brain activity.

From Fortune

Reprinted by permission of Soft Skull Press, an imprint of Counterpoint.

He fell 40 feet and fractured his skull, hip, and nose, and lay there motionless.

Katniss walks through mountains of skeletons, at one point recoiling in horror as she inadvertently steps on a skull.

He subsequently told the Post that it was clear he had killed bin Laden because his skull was split open.

The calavera, or decorated skull, is an archetype of Mexican popular culture.

He aimed at the yawning hippopotamus and fired, hitting it on the skull, but at such an angle that the ball glanced off.

When he picked himself up, he saw something that knocked all ideas of picture taking out of his thick skull.

Their feet were all placed towards the east, and in the skull of one was found the iron head of a spear.

The elephant, as is well known, is easily vulnerable in one spot only,—the middle of the skull.

It was in perfect condition and looked as if the skull had only recently been removed from it.


On this page you'll find 13 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to skull, such as: cranium, scalp, head, mind, skullcap, and vertex.

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