basilar part of occipital bone


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bas·i·lar part of oc·cip·i·tal bone

[TA]
the wedgelike portion of the occipital bone that lies anterior to the foramen magnum and joins with the body of the sphenoid bone.

bas·i·lar part of oc·cip·i·tal bone

(basi-lăr pahrt ok-sipi-tăl bōn) [TA]
Wedgelike portion of occipital bone that lies anterior to foramen magnum and joins with body of sphenoid bone.
Synonym(s): basilar process of occipital bone [TA]
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A bony canal in the basilar part of occipital bone Int J of Anat Var.
Anterior arch of atlas was partially fused with anterior margin of foramen magnum leaving a slit like gap measuring 16mm transversely between it and the basilar part of occipital bone.
Anterior arch of atlas was partially fused with anterior margin of foramen magnum except for a small foramen in the midline between it and the basilar part of occipital bone.