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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The adenoid diameter (line A) is measured by a perpendicular line from point A' to the intersection with the straight line of the basiocciput (line B), which can be identified in a lateral nasopharynx x-ray.
The primary component of the sella turcica is the sphenoid bone with a component from the basiocciput.
One month before our evaluation, a CT was performed at another hospital and showed an osteolytic lesion with infiltrative margins and heterogeneous contrast enhancement, primarily involving the central base of the skull and covering both the basisphenoid and basiocciput.