Synonyms for Cranium:

n.

frontal, sphenoid, ethmoid, parietal, mastoid, temporal, nasal, scalp, mandibular, nut, superior maxillary, Pericranium, brain box, brain, lacrimal, headless, bony covering, inferior maxillary, cranial. cranium (noun)
brainpan, braincase.
head (noun)
crown, pate, head, skull, bean, noggin.
skull (noun)
brainpan, crown, head, braincase.

Other synonyms:

headless, cranial. scalp. nut. Other relevant words:
brainpan, scalp, cranial, Pericranium, braincase, nut.

Usage examples for cranium

  1. The parapet, the wavy hair, the high cranium are all so many outward and visible signs of Giorgione's spirit, whilst none but he could have created such magnificent contrasts of colour, such effects of light and shade. – Giorgione by Herbert Cook
  2. Curtis noticed a certain external and internal resemblance in him to Webster, who was at times a thunderous- looking person- denoting, I suppose, the electric concentration in his cranium – The Life and Genius of Nathaniel Hawthorne by Frank Preston Stearns