base of skull


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base of skull

(bās skŭl)
The sloping floor of the cranial cavity. It comprises both the external base of skull (external view) and the internal base of skull (internal view).
Synonym(s): basis cranii [TA] .
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Base of skull and cervical spine chordomas in children treated by high-dose irradiation.
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We have already established an active IMRT program for tumors of the base of skull and head and neck region.
We have already established an active IMRT program for tumours of the base of skull and head and neck region.
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The Center opened in July and can now treat patients diagnosed with a broader range of tumor types, including more anatomically complex tumors such as base of skull, tumors along the spinal cord and many pediatric cancers.
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