basioccipital


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ba·si·oc·cip·i·tal

(bā'sē-ok-sip'i-tăl),
Relating to the basilar process of the occipital bone.

basioccipital

[bā′si·oksip′ətəl]
Etymology: Gk, basis + L, occiput, back of the head
pertaining to the basilar process of the occipital bone.

basioccipital

adjective Pertaining to the basilar part of the occipital bone, which is distinct and not fused in younger individuals.

ba·si·oc·cip·i·tal

(bā'sē-ok-sip'i-tăl)
Relating to basilar process of occipital bone.
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Swim bladder large, with two anterior extensions extending forward to basioccipital on both sides above auditory capsule; two posterior extensions extending into haemal funnel beyond posterior end of body cavity, the roots of two posterior extensions are non-adjacent and two posterior extensions are not well-knit.
In the chondrocranium this is observed in the occipital and supraoccipital region; the prootic, otoccipital (opisthotic-exoccipital), basioccipital and basisphenoid are present.
A regiao basioccipital continua-se rostralmente com a regiao basisfenoide atraves do tuberculo basilar (tuberculum basilare).
Analysis of the Sexual Dimorphism in the Basioccipital Portion of the Dog's Skull", Acta Anatomica 98, pp.
It supports a prominent ventromedial process that forms the third ventral occipital condyle; the dorsal edge of the basioccipital separates the exoccipital medially and forms the ventral edge of the foramen magnus.
El basioccipital presenta una seccion transversal inclinada que articula con el cuerpo de la primera vertebra, la cual es sostenida tambien por el parasfenoides y se proyecta hasta el extremo posterior del neurocraneo.
Filleul & Maisey reported a 'lagenar capsule' (see below) on the exoccipital and also the basioccipital of [dagger] Santanichthys diasii; this seems to indicate that the members of this taxon exhibited CS-1.
A CT scan was arranged, with a view to excision, and it demonstrated a large, deep facial mass centered on the pterygopalatine fissure, with erosion of the basisphenoid and basioccipital bone.
Paraesfenoide alargado, no dividido, unido a la superficie del vomer; extremo anterior del paraesfenoide cubre la superficie del vomer; extremo posterior del paraesfenoide en contacto con el prootico y el basioccipital.
el registro comprende unicamente a un basioccipital remontado de diversas muestras fragmentadas por pisoteo (NISP:MNE=31).