Definition of postcranial in English:

postcranial

adjective

Anatomy Zoology
  • Situated posterior to the cranium.

noun

Anatomy Zoology
  • In plural The postcranial remains of an animal.

Origin

Late 19th century; earliest use found in Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society of London. From post- + cranial.

Pronunciation

postcranial

/ˌpəʊs(t)ˈkreɪnɪəl/