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basion

 [ba´se-on]
the midpoint of the anterior border of the foramen magnum.
Basion, visible on the inferior view of the skull. From Dorland's, 2000.

ba·si·on

(bā'sē-on), [TA]
The middle point on the anterior margin of the foramen magnum, opposite the opisthion.
[G. basis, a base]

basion

/ba·si·on/ (ba´se-on) the midpoint of the anterior border of the foramen magnum.

basion

[bā′sē·on]
Etymology: Gk, basis, foundation
the midpoint on the anterior margin of the foramen magnum of the occipital bone.

basion

The midpoint of the anterior margin of the foramen magnum of the skull, which is located on the occipital bone.

ba·si·on

(bā'sē-on)
The middle point on the anterior margin of the foramen magnum, opposite the opisthion.
[G. basis, a base]

ba·si·on

(bā'sē-on)
Midpoint on anterior margin of foramen magnum, opposite opisthion.
[G. basis, a base]

basion (bā´sēon),

n the midline point at the anterior margin of the occipital foramen.

basion

the midpoint of the anterior (ventral) border of the foramen magnum.
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El analisis exploratorio de los datos mostro que la principal variacion de la forma, correspondiente a un 31,1% de la varianza total (RW1), ocurrio en el orden erectos-no deformados-oblicuos, y se expreso morfologicamente en la contraccion del craneo a nivel de las regiones lambdo-supraoccipital y frontobregmal, y en el aumento del angulo de la base de craneo, definido por los hitos nasion, apofisis clinoides posterior, basion (Figura 5, eje x).
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