basilar suture


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Related to basilar suture: basilar process, Supraorbital Margin, metopic suture, Squamosal suture

basilar suture

The suture between the occipital bone and sphenoid bone that persists until the 16th to 18th year as the anteroposterior growth center of the base of the skull; also called spheno-occipital synchondrosis.
See also: suture