Cranium Published: " class="meta-date-link"> 6 November 2017 Written by CBAdmin No comments Rating:The skull. Most especially referring to the vertebrate skull that encloses and protects the brain. It includes the frontal, parietal, occipital, temporal, sphenoid, and ethmoid bones. Synonyms: skull« Back to Glossary Index Download article as PDF 0 comments Reply Click here to cancel reply. You must be logged in to post a comment.